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Sale IT209 Lot 2252

WEDGWOOD QUEENSWARE ‘MOONLIGHT LUSTRE’ NAUTILUS SHELL COMPOTE AND STAND circa 1810-20, impressed uppercase marks and W, naturalistically modeled as a large nautilus shell on an organic shaped oval foot, the stand as an open half shell with a molded seaweed foot emplacement, mottled in lustrous purple, pink and orange, l: 10 1/4 in. (the shell), l: 11 1/8 in. (the stand) (2)

Provenance: J.P. and Louise Trabue Collection, no. WP61a.b (label).
Skinner, Boston, 16 July 2005, sale 2280, lot 66.
Skinner, Boston, 11 January 2014, sale 2698B, lot 315.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 104.

Catalogue Note:
For unglazed models of the present forms, see The Victoria & Albert Museum, accession no. WE.3287:1-2014 and WE.3284-2014.
Estimate $800-1,200

Sold for $2,750.00

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