• A near pair of large Wedgwood creamware baluster vases, circa 1767, each bulbous body applied... Image
  • A near pair of large Wedgwood creamware baluster vases, circa 1767, each bulbous body applied... Image
  • A near pair of large Wedgwood creamware baluster vases, circa 1767, each bulbous body applied... Image

Lot 1905

A near pair of large Wedgwood creamware baluster vases, circa 1767, each bulbous body applied...

A near pair of large Wedgwood creamware baluster vases, circa 1767, each bulbous body applied with four lion masks suspending flower garlands above acanthus leaves, raised on a gadrooned circular foot, unmarked, each approx. 41.5cm. high, (2). Provenance: Sotheby's London, 21 November 2006, lot 40. Illustrated

An almost identical vase, also unmarked, with conical cover, is illustrated by G.Blake Roberts, `To Astonish the World with Wonders, Josiah Wedgwood I 1730-1795' English Ceramic Circle Transactions , Vol. 16, pt.2, p.168, pl.10.

Condition Report
Small traces of original gilding remaining.Minor losses and chips to applied garlands and acanthus. One vase with fine hairline crack to rim, approx. 1cm. length.The other with two small chips to rim.