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Wedgwood Aesthetic Majolica Tortoise Shell Glazed Char Fish Dish, circa 1878

$885

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A rarely seen wedgwood char dish, an Aesthetic Movement mold showing a pair of fish in a deep dish glazed to resemble tortoise shell. Char is a fresh-water member of the trout and salmon family, specific to the Lake District in the North of England. After the glacial waters of the last Ice Age receded, the arctic char became land-locked in Windermere. They are still caught on the lake today. Impressed Wedgwood mark along with a three digit date code, the ‘G’ for the year 1878. Dimenisons: 11.5 in. L x 7 in. W x 1.75 in. H There is a stable age crack to one corner, as shown in the final photos.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.75 in. (4.45 cm)Width: 7 in. (17.78 cm)Depth: 11.5 in. (29.21 cm)
  • Style
    Aesthetic Movement (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1878
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. There is a stable age crack to one corner, as shown in the final photos.
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1758212616852

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