Lot 254
Wedgwood Limited Edition Homeric Vase or Pegasus Vase
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
#6 of 50, after the 18th century original amassed by Sir William Hamilton In 1786 Wedgwood presented a copy to the British Museum. Also known as The Pegasus Vase, this example is produced in black basalt with gilt bas relief figures depicting the Apotheosis of Homer, as well as featuring a Pegasus finial, Medusa mask handles, and anthemion design to the pedestal, raised on a square plinth. Marked in gilt on the underside and dated 1999.

12 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Private Collection of Limited Edition & Prestige Wedgwood China

The Apotheosis of Homer is a common scene in classical and neo-classic art, showing the poet Homer's apotheosis or elevation to divine status.

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