Lamp

English
19th century
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

21.59 x 20.64 cm (8 1/2 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2718a-b

Medium or Technique

Stoneware (basaltware)

On View

C. Kevin and G. Barrie Landry Gallery (Gallery 126)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Stoneware

Black basalt lamp. Boat-form on turned & fluted splayed foot screwed to square plinth with cut corners (broken). Robed classic woman sits with legs at sides of raised elliptical center, fluted, with knobbed lid, holding pitcher. Cylindrical wick in high prow. Sides with applied ornament. (usual figure holds book - see Third Wedgwood Seminar, 1958, p.112) Incised name on base.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection