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Wedgwood Black Basalt Lions
- Wedgwood’s masterful rendering of musculature hints at the ferocity of these magnificent creatures
- This work is executed in black basalt, considered one of Wedgwood's most revolutionary creations
- These lions are incredibly rare, and compliment a variety of environments
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This work is executed in black basalt, a material considered one of Josiah Wedgwood's most revolutionary creations. First developed in. . .
This work is executed in black basalt, a material considered one of Josiah Wedgwood's most revolutionary creations. First developed in the 1760s, this rich, smooth stoneware was especially suitable for casting and was used for a myriad of items, including vases, urns and remarkable sculptural forms such as these lions. A fantastic achievement of artistry and innovation, these lions are incredibly rare and complement a variety of environments.
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2 1/2" wide x 8 1/8"deep x 4 1/2" high
Property of the Saint Louis Art Museum, no. 2190:/983 1 and 2
Skinner, Boston, 18 July 2015, sale 2835B, lot 647