Wedgwood                       Vase
Lot 2*
A Wedgwood caneware bough pot, circa 1785-95
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
Lot Details
A Wedgwood caneware bough pot, circa 1785-95
Of flaring form with two handles moulded in imitation of bamboo, hand-painted in encaustic enamels with a formal border at the rim against a light blue ground, 17.5cm high, impressed lowercase marK (lacking cover)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Victor collection, sold at Sotheby's New York on 10th March 1978, lot 100. An almost identical example of this form is in the Wedgwood museum, acc number: 1378, and is illustrated by Robin Reilly in Wedgwood, the new illustrated dictionary (1995) p.36, colour pl.11. Wedgwood wrote about this style in 1786: "I have lately made a new and much improved sort of teaware, bamboo pattern enamelled!"
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