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Wedgwood Black Basalt Bust of Plato

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Wedgwood Black Basalt Bust of Plato, England, late 18th/early 19th century, wearing classical drapery and mounted atop a waisted circular socle, impressed title and mark, ht. 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

Firing crack to shoulder; one button missing to shoulder.


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

United Kingdom, Ancient Greek philosophy, Metaphysics, Neoclassicism, Philosophy, Plato, Socle, Staffordshire pottery, Waterford Wedgwood, Wedgwood

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