TWO WEDGWOOD AND BENTLEY BLACK BASALT EWERS CIRCA 1775
shape number 60, each of ovoid form, the flaring shell molded rim issuing a tall looping handle terminating in a Dionysus mask above applied anthemion and laurel wreath bands, on square bases, impressed Wedgwood & Bentley marks.
Heights 13¾ and 13⅝ in.
35 and 34.7 cm
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.
Muriel Polikoff, April 1975
Institute of Fine Arts, 1982, bearing label
The Hammond Museum, 1984, bearing label