Lot 168: A pair of Wedgwood black basalt oval plaques, late 18th century, 7.3in., one damaged
November 29, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A pair of Wedgwood black basalt oval plaques, late 18th century, relief moulded with Hercules strangling the Nemean lion and another carrying the Erymanthian Boar, impressed marks Wedgwood only, 7.3in., one damaged
Plaque with Hercules and lion is in good condition with no chips, cracks or restoration, there appear to be some pencil lines on the back and some old silver paint residue, the second one with the boar has a re-glued splinter chip with associated splinter crack damage emanating from the area and a loss to the back of the plaque.
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