A WEDGWOOD BLACK JASPER DIP JARDINIERE, ETRURIA, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, CIRCA 1870-1890, of flared circular form with sprigged cameo decoration of grape leaf and fruit swags pendant from lion's masks, with figural representations of six mythological muses including Thalia (Muse of Comedy) holding a shepherd's staff, Clio (Muse of History) holding a scroll, Polyhymnia (Muse of Sacred Song) leaning against a pedestal, Terpsichore (Muse of Dance) holding a large lyre, Urania (Muse of Astronomy) with a celestial globe, and an unidentified classical figure, marks: "WEDGWOOD", (four dots). Height: 11 1/2" Diameter: 12 7/8"
In overall good condition with minor rubbing to surfaces commensurate with age and use, fracture crack to bottom. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."
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