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Sale IT209 Lot 2019

WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT OVAL PLAQUE, ‘THE JUDGMENT OF HERCULES’ late 18th Century, impressed uppercase mark, the center molded in relief with the parable of Hercules at the crossroads choosing between ‘Virtue’ and ‘Vice’, approx. h: 8 1/2 x w: 11 1/2 in., mounted on a red velvet and giltwood frame, h: 12 1/2 x w: 15 3/4 in.

Provenance: Skinner, April 1993, lot 48.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 227.

Catalogue Note:
For a similar example, see Robin Reilly and George Savage, ‘The Illustrated Dictionary of Wedgwood’, p. 188.
Estimate $700-900

Sold for $475.00

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