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Sale IT209 Lot 2004

WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY SOLID AGATE PISTOL-HANDLED VASE AND COVER circa 1769-1780, impressed Wedgwood & Bentley : Etruria circular mark, of shield shape, the small replacement conical cover with ball finial, the shoulder with upright pistol handles, suspending pendants and garlands, on a conforming socle foot and black basalt square base, h: 12 in.

Provenance: With Seal Simons, Philadelphia, PA, 1992.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 269.

Catalogue Note:
For a taller example of the same form, see David Buten, '18th-century Wedgwood', p. 69, color pl. VII.

Exhibitions: Wedgwood Society of New York (W.S.N.Y.), 1982 (label).

Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, Institute of Fine Arts, Washington D.C., 'Wedgwood 250 Years of Innovation and Artistry' 2 October 2009 - 27 February 2010, p. 31, cat. no. 2.13 and a detail on pp. 38-39 (label).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Sold for $2,000.00


 
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