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    Description

    A Wedgwood Renaissance-Style Majolica Pitcher and Underplate, 19th century
    Marks: WEDGWOOD, (various), (artist signature below handle)
    11 inches high (27.9 cm) (pitcher)
    12-5/8 inches diameter (32.1 cm) (plate)

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BIRKS MUSEUM, MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY, DECATUR, ILLINOIS

    The lot comprising pitcher with figural bifurcated snake handles, spout with large grotesque mask, body decorated with a depiction of the Building of Noah's Ark from Raphael's Loggia in the Vatican apartments (c. 1519), underplate with raised center and scrolled decoration throughout.


    Condition Report*: Archival numbering to undersides, light flake to raised plateau to underplate, minor horizontal hairline to handle with minute associated inpainting, minor crazing, presenting well.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    10th-12th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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