Pair of Wedgwood & Bentley Black Basalt "Sugar Dish" Vases and Covers, England, c. 1775, squat forms with band of laurel and berries to shoulder, drapery swags to side, impressed wafer marks, ht. 7 3/4 in.
Literature: Illustrated in WEDGWOOD, Volume II, by R. Reilly, plate 536, p. 400.
Each with nicks along edges of square plinth. One with repair through neck; the other with socle attached to bottom of vase and associated 3/8" chip. One cover a wood replacement, the other possibly associated.
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