A Wedgwood Reproduction of The Portland Vase
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1878 edition, a small two handled black basalt jug with cameo classical scenes of love and marriage, stamped "WEDGWOOD."
M.S. Rau Antiques 2001
The original vase, AD 5-25, was in the possession of a Cardinal del Monte in Italy, eventually sold to the third Duke of Portland who lent it to Josiah Wedgwood who made it famous with various copies.
No apparent condition concerns; firing imperfections.