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    Sale 5415

    The Sunday Sale - The Property of the late Dr Henry Ginsburg

    9 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 170

    A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD PORPHRY WARE BULB POTS

    CIRCA 1785-90, IMPRESSED 'WEDGWOOD' MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD PORPHRY WARE BULB POTS
    CIRCA 1785-90, IMPRESSED 'WEDGWOOD' MARKS
    Each of 'D' section, sponged in green and black in imitation of porphyry, applied with a frieze of stiff leaves below foliate swags pendent from flowerheads all heightened in gilding, moulded dot border to the upper rim
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) wide (2)


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    For a detailed discussion of this type of Wedgwood body see Robin Reilly, Wedgwood (London, 1989), pp. 365-394, and for an illustration of the form C. 87 (centre).

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    with Ginsburg & Levy, New York.
    The Contents of Benjamin Ginsburg, Antiquary; Christie's New York, 14-15 October 1983, lot 113.