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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY BLACK BASALT VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1768-80, IMPRESSED CIRCULAR MARK

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY BLACK BASALT VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1768-80, IMPRESSED CIRCULAR MARK
    Oviform, engine-turned with vertical stripes, moulded to the rim with a bead-edged panel of drapery swags flanked by satyr-head handles, the domed covers with acorn finials
    11 in. (28 cm.) high (2)


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    It is suggested that this vase shape derives from a design by Friedrich Kirschner (1748-89).

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