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Sale IT209 Lot 2284

the basket, circa 1885, impressed uppercase mark, oval, the scalloped rim trimmed as twisted rope, the pierced trellis-work sides molded with a floral swag suspended from oval rosettes, the beaded foot rim with a row of trefoil leaves and arches, h: 2 3/4 x w: 7 1/2 in.; the urn and cover, circa 1930, impressed uppercase and green printed Etruria mark and cyphers, of classic form, the domed cover with billing dove finial, applied in relief with fruiting grapevine and stiff leaf-tips, on a circular stem foot, h: 7 1/4 in. (2)

Provenance: With Earl Buckman, Dallas, Texas, 2005, no. 1870 (clear label) - the basket.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, nos. 417 and 788.

Catalogue Note:
Closely resembling Irish Belleek, pierced pieces of this type were produced at Wedgwood from 1860 to 1920. For a variant basket from the ‘Imperial Queensware’ range, see Daughters of the American Revolution Museum, Washington, D.C., catalogue of the exhibit, ‘Wedgwood 250 Years of Innovation and Artistry’, 2 October 2009 - 27 February 2010, p. 64, pl. 3.21.
Estimate $500-700

Sold for $275.00

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