22 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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