Without sacrificing any degree of refinement, Wedgwood expands one of its cup and saucer s...
Without sacrificing any degree of refinement, Wedgwood expands one of its cup and saucer shapes to produce this more-than-slightly out of scale version. The undecorated expanses of the surface show off the visual and tactile beauty of the cane ware body.
The contrast with the black grapevine border, known as the "fruiting" border is striking, but still harmonious.
|Dimensions:||Height 3 3/8 in.; saucer diameter 6 5/8 in.|
Our good friend and recognized caneware authority, David Pendergast has advised that while...
Our good friend and recognized caneware authority, David Pendergast has advised that while we would be safe noting the date as "first quarter, nineteenth century," it can probably be narrowed down a bit further to circa 1810 as noted here. David further remarks, "That date was just past the middle of the period when cane ware was in vogue, and it seems to have been a time when a good many new shapes and new kinds of decoration were being introduced."