Lot 247
Wedgwood Porphyry Vase, Shape No.1, Limited Edition
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
20th century, #14 of 20, a reproduction of the first shape illustrated in "The Ornamental Shape", produced in Queen's Ware, mottled green porphyry with cream-colored Bacchus head mask and horn handles, mounted on a black basalt plinth with impressed stamp on the underside.

14 in.

Private Collection of Limited Edition & Prestige Wedgwood China

The porphyry surface was a result of Josiah Wedgwood's interest in imitating natural stones. The Queen's Ware is sprayed with metallic oxide before glazing.

New, not displayed, with original box (10 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.), wrappings, certificate. Cardboard sleeve with tape repair.