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Wedgwood and Bentley Black Basalt Tablet Depicting Venus and Cupid

Auction:
2519B
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 01, 2010 6:00PM

Description:

Wedgwood and Bentley Black Basalt Tablet Depicting Venus and Cupid, England, 18th century, also referred to as Day, rectangular shape with high relief figures, attributed to John Bacon Senior, impressed mark, 13 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Wedgwood I by R. Reilly, plate 695.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Cupid's wing restored otherwise in very good condition throughout. Not examined out of frame.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Bentley Black Basalt Tablet, John Bacon, Darwin-Wedgwood family, Josiah Wedgwood, Staffordshire pottery, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood

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