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Sale IT209 Lot 2275

WEDGWOOD QUEENSWARE E. LESSORE HIPPOCAMPI OVAL CENTER BOWL circa 1870, impressed uppercase mark, signed by Emile Lessore (1805-1876), the oval bowl interior painted with three young river sprites in a grassy landscape, beneath a pierced gallery, the exterior with flying fish and shells, supported on the entwined tails of two addorsed hippocampi rearing among waves, the oval base banded in ochre and iron-red, h: 5 5/8 x w: 12 1/4 in.

Provenance: With Den of Antiquity, Wellesley, MA (label).
Elizabeth C. Chellis Collection.
Skinner, Boston, 11 July 2009, sale 2465, lot 131
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 551.

Catalogue Note:
Emile-Aubert Lessore was a French ceramic artist and painter recorded briefly at Minton and then retained by Wedgwood.
Estimate $600-800

Sold for $300.00

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