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Miniature Wedgwood and Bentley Black Basalt Bust of Ariadne

Auction:
2519B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$276$225

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

Description:

Miniature Wedgwood and Bentley Black Basalt Bust of Ariadne, England, 18th century, mounted atop a waisted circular socle, impressed mark, ht. 4 in.

Note: As mentioned in Ars Ceramica, 1994, it is possible that this bust falls into the category of non-period, non-factory, although to date it is only the opinion of the authors.
Estimate $300-500

In very good condition throughout with no cracks, chips or restorations.

Keywords

United Kingdom, Ariadne, Group theory, Module theory, Staffordshire pottery, Wedgwood

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