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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 297

    A WEDGWOOD SARDINE BOX AND COVER AND A WEDGWOOD JARDINIERE AND STAND

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BOTH WITH IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS AND DATE CYPHERS, THE FIRST WITH REGISTRY PAD MARK FOR 23 MAY 1878, THE SECOND WITH PUCE 2046 AND HG

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    A WEDGWOOD SARDINE BOX AND COVER AND A WEDGWOOD JARDINIERE AND STAND
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, BOTH WITH IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS AND DATE CYPHERS, THE FIRST WITH REGISTRY PAD MARK FOR 23 MAY 1878, THE SECOND WITH PUCE 2046 AND HG
    The first formed as a fish filled boat, the finial as a rope entwined anchor, named SARDINIA on the side; the second molded with a gadrooned rim, the lower body with stiff-leaf tips, splashed allover in mottled shades of green and brown
    9 5/8 in. (24.3 cm.) wide, the first; 6½ in. (16.4 cm.) high, the second (4)


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    See Marilyn Karmason with Joan Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 70 for a page from Wedgwood's advertising catalogue, circa 1876, including this sardine box form; and The Harriman Judd Collection, Part II, Sotheby's, New York, 6 October 2001, lot 187 for a similar example.

    Provenance

    With Seal Simon, Pennsylvania