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Modern Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Dome-top Jar and Cover

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Modern Wedgwood Solid Light Blue Jasper Dome-top Jar and Cover, England, 1984, applied white relief with a classical figure resting atop a domed engine-turned cover, cylindrical body with scalloped rim and paneled sides of classical figures alternating with a figural sculpture titled Selfridge's below an arabesque floral band, impressed mark, ht. 9 3/4 in.

Note: The figural sculpture is above the entrance of Selfridge's, Oxford Street, London, and the original is the work of the British sculptor Gilbert Bayes.
Estimate $700-900


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Gilbert Bayes, Arabesque, Architecture, Art genres, Byzantine architecture, Ceilings, Dome, Islamic art, Ornaments, Sculpture, Visual arts, Wedgwood, London, United Kingdom

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