12 juillet 2011

Wedgwood Black Basalt Basket Tea Pot. Circa 1780 .

Wedgwood Black Basalt Basket Tea Pot. Circa 1780 .Photo MS Rau Antiques 7" wide x 4 1/8" high. Stamped "WEDGWOOD" over impressed ', and I marks. Price: $2,450 This excellent antique Wedgwood teapot is crafted of black basalt, long recognized as one of the firm's finest creations. Crafted in the popular round form with a parapet lip and an articulated sibyl finial, this exceptional pot displays a rare, engine-turned basket weave design on the body, spout and handle. This teapot is a study in timeless design and exhibits... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2011

Pair of Wedgwood Neoclassical Style Black Basaltes Figural Wine and Water Ewers. Date cipher for 1884

Pair of Wedgwood Neoclassical Style Black Basaltes Figural Wine and Water Ewers. Date cipher for 1884. Photo Doyle New York Comprising a merman and a satyr representing Neptune and Bacchus, respectively, each seated on the shoulder and clinging to a dolphin mask or a ram's head, on a square base. Height 16 inches. each figure appears to have been partially ground down in the area of the top of the forehead; no other apparent chips, losses, hairlines, etc.; each is stamped on the underside: WEDGWOOD above an upper case letter "M"... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2010

A pair of Wedgwood black basalt griffin candlesticks. Late 18th/early19th century

A pair of Wedgwood black basalt griffin candlesticks. Late 18th-early19th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's each supporting a metal candle nozzle and modelled with its wings upraised seated on its haunches on a rectangular base.; height 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) - Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,250 USD PROVENANCE: Sold, Christie's, London, February 10, 1986, lot 128 NOTE: The model for these griffins is from William Chamber's drawing printed in the 1791 third edtion of his Treatise on Civil Architecture. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2009

From a Neoclassical vase and about 18th century Wedgwood black basalt

18th century Wedgwood black basalt neoclassical vase. England. circa 1775 Elegant 18th century Wedgwood neoclassical black basalt vase. Signed, with impressed 'Wedgwood' mark. Jubilee exhibition label. height: 22.86 cm (9 in.) width/length: 10.16 cm (4 3/4) Price $1,600 Provenance: The Zeitlin Collection. Note: Black basalt was a form of stoneware developed by Josiah Wedgwood in 18th century England. The name derives from the color black and the prevailng taste for Grand Tour, neoclassical objets and art. Andrew... [Lire la suite]