Copy of the Portland Vase

English
about 1790
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, Staffordshire, England

Dimensions

25.4 X 21.5 cm (10 X 8 7/16 in)

Accession Number

58.389

Medium or Technique

Jasperware (colored stoneware)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Black and white Jasper, slight chips on base. “copy No. 7.. the so-called Apsley Pellatt-Rickman copy” Black metal mirrored stand.

Provenance

According to tradition, 1829, purchased from the Wedgwood factory by Apsley Pellatt (1791-1863), London; by 1875, Mr. Rickman; before 1956, Miss E. Fisher, [London ?]; October 30, 1956, Miss E. Fisher, et al. sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 91; Lloyd E. Hawes, Wellesley, MA; 1958, gift of Lloyd E. Hawes to MFA (Accession Date: April 10, 1958)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Lloyd E. Hawes