Antique Dark Blue Colored Beautiful Wedgwood Jasperware Round Sugar Bowl with Metal Lid
Description: A beautiful dark blue colored jasperware Wedgwood sugar bowl having a metal lid with central finial. The sugar bowl, which displays Wedgwood markings from prior to 1860, has a round flat and footed base which rises with straight sides ending in an upwards slanted shoulder with a central large opening fitted with a metal lid with a stepped domed shape and having a central finial. There is a ridge at the point where the shoulder meets the side of the sugar bowl. The circumference of the piece is decorated with the usual Greek allegorical figures consisting of women in various activities, trees, flower urns, animals, and plants all in white relief over the dark blue colored background. This is a very nice piece that is over 150 years old that is in very good shape. The bottom of the sugar is marked "Wedgwood" and has the letter X next to it stamped into the base. A very nice piece of dark blue Wedgwood to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain, but the marking suggest sometime prior to 1860.
Origin: Staffordshire, England.
Size: The piece measures ~4" diameter at the base, ~3" diameter for the top opening, and is ~4 1/4" high to the top of the finial. The piece weighs about 13 ounces.
Maker: Wedgwood Pottery.
Marks: Impressed on the base the word "Wedgwood X".
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Beautiful art pottery old covered sugar bowl of beautiful design and good color. It would make a great addition to your collection of Wedgwood Jasperware pottery.
Condition: The piece is in very good condition with no breaks, crack, hairlines, or repairs. The piece is clean with the design being well preserved, crisp and beautiful. The piece has a minor blemishes here and there, which can be seen in the photos. The lid has a few scratches and some loss to the silver coloring of the surface but no dings that we could see. The only issue we truly see is a small chip or flea bite at the edge of the shoulder, which can be seen in the fourth photo. However, this is truly minor and the piece is very nice given its age and utilitarian purpose. A beautiful piece to add to your collection. Please see photos for additional condition information.