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Vase

A compote with cover. Green and brown agate glazes, a band of laurel around upper edge, and a reclining child with a vase on top. Black basalt base, fastened to vase with brass nut.

Marks

Mark: WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY, ETRURIA impresssed, in a circle.

Provenance

By 1894, Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson; 1925, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson

English, about 1778

Object Place

Staffordshire, England

Accession Number

25.256

Medium or Technique

White terracotta stoneware with surface agate slip, black basalt plinth

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics