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Sale IT209 Lot 2046

WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT LARGE 'DOLPHIN' TRIPOD PASTILLE BURNER AND COVER early 19th Century, impressed uppercase mark, the pierced conical cover with trellis design, the neck with a band of stylized bellflowers and anthemion, above a grapevine festoon held by raised boss, resting on the tails of three addorsed dolphins, the tripartite base with a central flower and berried vine, h: 12 1/2 x w: 10 3/4 in.

Provenance: Muriel Polikoff, Philadelphia, PA,1988.
Jeffrey Milkins Collection, no. 101.

Catalogue Note:
For an example in the Wedgwood Museum see, Robin Reilly, 'Collector's Wedgwood', p. 452, fig. 717. Also see, Colonel Maurice H. Grant, 'Makers of Black Basaltes', first published 1910, pl. XXVI, fig. 1.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Sold for $3,750.00

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