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Wedgwood & Bentley Black Basalt Vase and Cover

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Wedgwood & Bentley Black Basalt Vase and Cover, England, c. 1775, the cover with Sybil finial and laurel and berry border, the vase with fluted neck, Egyptian head handles and with oval classical medallion depicting Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion above foliate and berry festoons, impressed circular mark, ht. 14 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Cover: Finial restored at join; chips to ends of two leaves at border.
Vase: Neck restored.


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

Muriel Polikoff, Ancient Greek religion, Greek mythology, Heracles, Hercules, Nemean lion, Neoclassicism, Staffordshire pottery, Vase, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood, Zeus, United Kingdom

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