• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 238

    A WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE TWO-HANDLED BOWL AND PIERCED COVER, AN ENGLISH CREAMWARE LOBED OVAL TWO-HANDLED BASKET AND STAND AND A PIERCED FLUTED TWO-HANDLED FOOTED BASKET

    CIRCA 1780-1800, THE FIRST WITH IMPRESSED MARK AND W

    Price Realised  

    A WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE TWO-HANDLED BOWL AND PIERCED COVER, AN ENGLISH CREAMWARE LOBED OVAL TWO-HANDLED BASKET AND STAND AND A PIERCED FLUTED TWO-HANDLED FOOTED BASKET
    CIRCA 1780-1800, THE FIRST WITH IMPRESSED MARK AND W
    The first with ropetwist handles and the bowl moulded with interlocking scrolls and laurel leaf swags, on a circular spirally-gadrooned foot, the cover with the same design and flower finial; the second with radiating pierced flowerhead and diamond ornament panels; the third with radiating reeded panels of pierced flowerhead ornament
    The first 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    The first:
    Acquired from Gary Atkins, London.


    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 19. (The Wedgwood bowl and cover).