A PAIR OF WEDGWOOD BLUE JASPER VASES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1900. Ach ovoid body sprigged in white with a frieze of Apollo and the Nine Muses and set with a pair of upright fluted handles, each raised on a spreading circular foot and square plinth base, the lightly concave covers with vase finials, with Neo-classical borders each of a different motif throughout, impressed mark WEDGWOOD / ENGLAND.
Foot to one vase has cracks, other vase is good, both finials have restoration. The shape, 1316, is based on a lebes gamikos, an ancient Greek marriage vase.
The frieze combines figures from an earlier set of Apollo and three muses, with six further figures supplied by John Flaxman to Wedgwood in 1777. Associated literature: Robin Reilly,'Wedgwood', London, 1989, Vol. The item "WEDGWOOD PAIR OF BLUE JASPERWARE VASES AND COVERS, CIRCA 1900 RARE" is in sale since Sunday, January 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Pottery\Wedgwood".
The seller is "denisclockman" and is located in Derby. This item can be shipped worldwide.