ENGLISH WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE CERAMIC TEA AND TABLE ARTICLES, LOT OF FOUR

Item/Auction Attributes

Wedgwood, Etruria, England; and other.
Fourth quarter 18th/19th century.
Two undamaged, some with minor expected wear and light crazing; sauce boat mostly undamaged, having minute flake to handle with some minor losses to enamel decoration; one veilleuse base with some hairlines near reticulated decoration with some discoloration and crazing to interior.
10 3/4" HOA.
Provenance: From the private collection of Brian Penniston, Miller's Tavern, VA. One veilleuse: Ex-collection of Joe and Helen Shulman (retains collection label).
$150.00
$250.00
Catalogue Note: The Argyll sauce boat is said to have been invented by third Duke of Argyll, circa 1750. The form was first created in silver. The lower section would hold hot water, keeping the upper section filled with the sauce or gravy warm from kitchen to table.
Literature: Form parallels Reilly - Wedgwood: The New Illustrated Dictionary, p. 25, pl. top.