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Sale IT209 Lot 2076

WEDGWOOD LIGHT-BLUE SOLID JASPERWARE OVAL PLAQUE, 'FEAST OF THE GODS' circa 1790, impressed uppercase mark, after the Renaissance relief by Guglielmo della Porta, applied in white relief with an Olympian banquet attended by putti among clouds, h: 7 x w: 9 1/2 in., mounted on a velvet mat, within a giltwood frame

Provenance: Skinner, Boston, 3 April 1993, lot 137.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 230.

Catalogue Note:
For a similar example, see Robin Reilly, 'Wedgwood' Vol. I, p. 577, pl. 832. Noting the design is referenced in The Ornamental Ware Catalogue of 1787, Class II ('Bas-reliefs, Medallions, Tablets &c'), see, op. cit. Vol. II, Appendix J:I.4. Also reference the 'Emily Winthrop Miles Collection: The Works of Wedgwood & Tassie', Brooklyn Museum Publication, 1965.
Estimate $2,500-4,500

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