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    Sale 5395

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of the Late J.S.Goddard, removed from Camp Hill, Baldwin Estate, Staffordshire

    20 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT TRITON CANDLESTICKS

    FROM THE WEDGWOOD MASTERPIECE SERIES, BARLASTON FACTORY, 1973, IMPRESSED MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT TRITON CANDLESTICKS
    From the Wedgwood Masterpiece Series, Barlaston Factory, 1973, Impressed marks
    After an original by Flaxman, on rocky mound bases, and with a signed certificate numbered 155 from an edition of 200
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high (2)


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    This pair of black basalt Triton candlesticks were second in a series of limited edition connoisseur's items made by Wedgwood craftsmen at the Barlaston factory, Staffordshire in 1973.
    Inspired by a pair modelled by John Flaxman at Etruria, circa 1775, this limited edition pair are accompanied by a signed and numbered certificate, a pamphlet and a letter from the Wedgwood factory at Barlaston addressed to J.S.Goddard and dated 29 November 1974.

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