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Sale IT209 Lot 2020

WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY BLACK BASALT HARE HEAD STIRRUP CUP circa 1775-1790, impressed Wedgwood & Bentley mark to the back of one ear, naturalistically modeled alert with ears up and eyes wide, the interior glazed, h: 5 in.

Provenance: Robert J. Reichner Collection, IL, 2010.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 593.

Catalogue Note:
For comparative caneware and black basalt models, see David M. Pendergast, ‘Bernie and Lydia and Caneware’, Ars Ceramic, pub. July 2019, no. 31, p. 64, fig. 16. Also see the Bernard & Lydia Starr Collection, Sotheby’s, 23 October 2019, lots 78 and 79.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Sold for $6,000.00

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