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GILT PORTLAND VASE MARK AND PATTERN NUMBER Z5157, INCISED SHAPE NO. 2311, DESIGNED BY DAISY MAKEIG-JONES, <I>CIRCA</I> 1920

Lot 104: TWO WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE 'MALFREY POTS'

Christie's

October 26, 2004
New York, NY, US

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GILT PORTLAND VASE MARK AND PATTERN NUMBER Z5157, INCISED SHAPE NO. 2311, DESIGNED BY DAISY MAKEIG-JONES, CIRCA 1920
The black lustre exterior enriched in colours and gilt in the 'Candlemas' pattern, the mouth with a geometric pattern
7 1/2 in. (19 cm.) high (2)

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GILT PORTLAND VASE MARK AND PATTERN NUMBER Z5157, INCISED SHAPE NO. 2311, DESIGNED BY DAISY MAKEIG-JONES, CIRCA 1920

Notes

See Una de Fontaines, Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre, New York, 1975, p. 168-172 for a very similar example of a 'Candlemas' vase and a discussion of the Roman Candlemas tradition.

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