Vase

English
about 1778
Made by Josiah Wedgwood & Thomas Bentley, active 1768–1780


Object Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.256

Medium or Technique

White terracotta stoneware with surface agate slip, black basalt plinth

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

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.

Markings

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