26 October 2004
TWO WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE 'MALFREY POTS'
GILT PORTLAND VASE MARK AND PATTERN NUMBER Z5157, INCISED SHAPE NO. 2311, DESIGNED BY DAISY MAKEIG-JONES, CIRCA 1920
The black lustre exterior enriched in colours and gilt in the 'Candlemas' pattern, the mouth with a geometric pattern
7½ in. (19 cm.) high (2)
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See Una de Fontaines, Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre, New York, 1975, p. 168-172 for a very similar example of a 'Candlemas' vase and a discussion of the Roman Candlemas tradition.
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