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Set of Six Dessert Dishes

1882

Josiah Wedgwood & Sons (English)

Earthenware with majolica glazes

6 in. Dm x 1/2 in. H (15.3 cm Dm x 1.3 cm H)

$890.00

In order to keep up with changing fashions, the Wedgwood factory introduced Argenta glazes to its majolicas. This color palette was more subdued than the traditionally bright and vibrant colors of majolica, and was more suitable for the Aesthetic Movement japonisme style that pervaded the market. These Argenta majolica dessert dishes in the “Lincoln” pattern demonstrate the continual ingenuity of Wedgwood for marketing its wares to a wide variety of design interests.

In order to keep up with changing fashions, the Wedgwood factory introduced Argenta glazes to its majolicas. This color palette was more subdued than the traditionally bright and vibrant colors of majolica, and was more suitable for the Aesthetic Movement japonisme style that pervaded the market. These Argenta majolica dessert dishes in the “Lincoln” pattern demonstrate the continual ingenuity of Wedgwood for marketing its wares to a wide variety of design interests.

Condition

Good. Some minor discoloration and crazing throughout. One plate has a hairline crack measuring 0.7 cm. One plate has small glaze chip on rim measuring 0.3 cm.

For a detailed condition report, please contact us.

Provenance

Estate of Tom and Lee Stanley

The Secret Garden, East 62nd Street, New York, 26 March, 1982

References

Blake-Roberts, Gaye. “The Innovation and Artistry of Wedgwood Majolica.” In Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915 vol. 2, ed. Susan Weber et al. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020.

Good. Some minor discoloration and crazing throughout. One plate has a hairline crack measuring 0.7 cm. One plate has small glaze chip on rim measuring 0.3 cm.

For a detailed condition report, please contact us.

Estate of Tom and Lee Stanley

The Secret Garden, East 62nd Street, New York, 26 March, 1982

Blake-Roberts, Gaye. “The Innovation and Artistry of Wedgwood Majolica.” In Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915 vol. 2, ed. Susan Weber et al. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020.

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This item ships free to the continental US, and globally for a flat-rate fee of $75.

All objects are packed with utmost care by our team of expert fine art shippers. All items are shipped with parcel insurance.

For more information on our shipping policies, please visit our FAQ Page.

All of our objects look even more stunning in person!

However, in case you are not satisfied with your purchase, we are willing to accept returns.

For more information on our return policies, please visit our FAQ page.

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