A Wedgwood Renaissance-Style Majolica Pitcher and
Underplate, 19th century
Marks: WEDGWOOD, (various), (artist signature below
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,
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.
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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