Water Ewer in Black Basalt
Two Wedgwood Black Basalt Water Ewers, England, 19th century, each with Triton seated atop the shoulder and modeled holding the horns of a marine monster below the spout, foliate swags to either side, impressed marks, ht. 15 1/2, 15 3/4 in. Provenance: Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to benefit the acquisition fund. Each in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.