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Lot #5 - Wonderful Mid-19th Century Wedgwood Portland Vase, c.1840

  • Auction House:
    Aalders Auctions
  • Sale Name:
    Session I - Traditional Antiques & Jewellery
  • Sale Date:
    11 Mar 2023 ~ 10.30am (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
  • Lot Description:
    Wonderful Mid-19th Century Wedgwood Portland Vase, c.1840
    produced as a copy of the celebrated Portland Vase, of oviform form with twin handles, decorated in white on black basalt with classical figures at various pursuits, the decoration also appearing on the base in the form of Paris wearing a Phrygian cap, impressed Wedgwood to foot rim, height 26.5cm Catalogue Note: The original Portland Vase is attributed to the Roman gem-cutter Dioskouridesand is in the style of works made between 30-20 BC. It was discovered in the tomb of Emperor Septimius Severus. and is beautifully decorated with a frieze of Peleus entering to meet Thetis in the presence of her parents and Aphrodite.
  • Estimate:
    A$4,000 - 8,000
  • Realised Price:

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  • Category:
    Ceramics & Porcelain

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