A WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE POT-POURRI VASE AND PIERCED COVER CIRCA 1785
of baluster form, molded with acanthus leaf band around the neck, the shoulder with bow-knotted festoons, picked out in brown, impressed lowercase Wedgwood over numeral 2, impressed L, L mark in brown enamel to vase, I. in brown enamel to cover.
Height 13⅝ in.
In overall good condition and appearance. The rim of cover with a small shallow chip to interior edge. Otherwise very minor flaking to enamels.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Jo-Ann Blum, New York, 1974
Institute of Fine Arts, New York, 1982, bearing label
1st Bank of the U.S., 1980, no. 584, bearing label