A WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE TRANSFER-PRINTED PUNCH BOWL CIRCA 1785-90
decorated in black on the either side of exterior with a hunting scene or a courting couple, flanked by scenes of Venus and Neptune, the interior with a sailing ship, impressed lower case Wedgwood mark.
Diameter 11½ in.
The center of the bowl has an approximate 2x2-in. starcrack, visible on the underside within the footrim but not apparent on the interior beneath the printed decoration; some scratching to the shipping print; and a minor 1/8-in. chip to the footrim.
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The Susan Weitzen Collection of Wedgwood, Skinner, Boston, September, 20, 2000, lot 185