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An elegant, Wedgwood, black basalt jug. This shape was known as the helmet shape and this example is decorated with a band of engine turning. It is marked “WEDGWOOD” and it dates from c.1860. This shape first appeared in Wedgwood’s pattern books in the 1790’s and it is a shape which they continued to produce right through into the 20th century, although not in great quantities.
It is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: Height 14.5cm. Width 12.8cm. Diameter of foot 6.4cm.
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