21 April 2009
A WEDGWOOD LUSTRE 'IMPERIAL BOWL'
CIRCA 1920, BLACK PRINTED AND GILT ENRICHED PORTLAND VASE MARK, LISTED AS PATTERN NO. Z5266, ORANGE R.
In the 'Lahore' pattern, the black lustre exterior enriched in colors and gilt with ornaments and swags, the yellow lustre interior with Indian warriors and elephants
8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diameter
Long Beach Museum of Art, loan no. 50.2001.
Lloyd Bleier Collection, no. BO405.
Robert C. Butz Collection, no. 53.
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See Una des Fontaines, Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre, New York, 1975, p. 233 for examples of this pattern and model from the Zeitlin and Kanter Collections.
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