21 October 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE PUNCH-BOWL
CIRCA 1920, GILT PORTLAND VASE MARK, RECORDED AS PATTERN NUMBER Z4968, SIGNED WITH AN MJ MONOGRAM FOR DAISY MAKEIG-JONES
The dark purple lustre exterior enriched in colors and gilt in the 'Poplar Trees' pattern, the interior with a central 'Mermaid' medallion surrounded by the 'Woodland Bridge' pattern, a 'Persian-Celtic' band at the footrim
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) diameter
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Pieces signed by Daisy Makeig-Jones are particularly rare. See Una de Fontaines, Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre, New York, 1975, p. 112, pl. 19 for a very similar (unsigned) bowl from the Zietlen collection.
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