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Sale IT209 Lot 2260

WEDGWOOD 'ROSSO ANTICO' DOLPHIN SUPPORTED PASTILLE BURNER AND RETICULATED COVER early 19th Century, impressed JOSIAH WEDGWOOD / FEB 2 1805, raised Y and D above the 2, of tripod form, the amphora bowl supported in the tails of three inverted black dolphin fish, the lug handles suspending floral garlands above a central acorn pendant, the pierced cover with spiral fenestration and button knop finial above black stiff leaf-tip ornamentation, the triangular base with a floral garland and florets at the corner, h: 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: With Muriel Polikoff, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 302.

Catalogue Note:
For a discussion on this rare mark, which has been associated with a series of pyrometer trials, and for a closely related example from the Stuart & Carita Kadison Collection, see Robin Reilly, 'Wedgwood', Vol. II, Appendix C, p. 659, figs. 1163-1164. For another example, circa 1810 see, The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Sydney, Australia, accession no. 85/704-5.

Exhibitions: Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI, The 22nd Wedgwood International Seminar, May 4-6, 1977: 'Its Competitors & Imitators 1800-1830' (label).
Estimate $600-800

Sold for $900.00

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