A WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE TWO-HANDLED VASE AND COVER CIRCA 1900
of ogee form with a waisted low neck, affixed on either side with a swan-form handle, the cover surmounted by a modelled 'Leda and the Swan', enriched with tooled gilt oakleaf bands and rose branches, impressed WEDGWOOD, ENGLAND, numeral 2.
Height 10⅞ in.
half of one wing of the knop's swan broken in two pieces and reglued, the break issuing a long fine haircrack running to the rim edge; the tip of the wing is chipped away. Minor small chip the wing of one swan handle of the vase, which is in otherwise generally good condition.
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.
Phillips, London, 1979
The Hammond Museum, 1984, bearing label