Made by Josiah Wedgwood & Thomas Bentley, active 1768–1780
Object Place: Europe, England, Staffordshire
14 cm (5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
White terracotta stoneware with surface agate slip, black basalt plinth
Not On View
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.
Mark: WEDGWOOD & BENTLEY, ETRURIA impresssed, in a circle.
By 1894, Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson; 1925, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson