London, South Kensington
9 November 2008
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)
with Ginsburg & Levy, New York.
The Contents of Benjamin Ginsburg, Antiquary; Christie's New York, 14-15 October 1983, lot 113.
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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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