A rarely offered, unique Wedgwood Rum Kettle in the Dancing Hours pattern on lavender blue Jasperware. It is number 53 of a limited edition of only 100 pieces, and is signed by Lord Wedgwood. Himself, Piers Anthony Weymouth, in 1994. See further notes below on Lord Wedgwood.
Kettle was produced in November 1993 for the Wedgwood Heritage Collection, and. Is the second offering in that collection. Height: 9 inches = 23 cms.
Width, including spout: 8-3/4 inches = 21.5 cms. Width (side-to-side): 6-1/2 inches = 16.5 cms. Base: 4 inches = 10 cms. Appliqued in white with the Dancing Hours motif.
The detail is spectacular and fine, crisp and deep. With no chips, cracks, stains or discoloration. It looks as if it has never been used (and likely rarely removed from its box). The interior of the kettle is immaculate. The base is impressed with.® / 93 / MADE IN ENGLAND / BB. Further information is printed in gilt on the base. It reads: THE WEDGWOOD HERITAGE COLLECTION / SECOND IN A SERIES / RUM KETTLE / AFTER AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ORIGINAL / Number 53 in a limited edition of 100. The kettle is signed on the base in gold Sharpie marker: 1994 Wedgwood.
Also included with the piece is Lord Wedgwoods personal calling card, with a notation in his hand that reads, Anna 1995 Best Wishes. The kettle comes complete with original gift box from Wedgwood, also in very good condition. There are a few minor mars to the edges and finish, but overall the box in still in very good condition. Length = 16-1/2 inches = 42 cm. Width = 12-1/2 inches = 32 cm.
Height = 10 inches = 25 cm. Please see the photos for further information and details. Be sure to check out my other items, including other Wedgwood pieces, some also signed by Lord Wedgwood. Biographical information on Lord Wedgwood of Barlaston.Piers Anthony Weymouth Wedgwood, Lord Wedgwood of Barlaston, was the 4. He was a descendant of Josiah Wedgwood I, the 18. Century father of English pottery. Born September 20, 1954, on his familys farm in Kenya, Piers Wedgwood assumed the Wedgwood legacy at age 16 upon the death of his father in 1970. And all aspects of the company. His passion, natural charm, heritage and skill shone through, making him the ideal ambassador for Wedgwood and shaping the career he would lead for the next 40 plus year. Lord Wedgwood passed away from cardiac failure at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania January 29, 2014, at age 59. The item "Wedgwood blue jasperware rum kettle dancing hours, #53/100 1993, signed Wedgwood" is in sale since Saturday, December 26, 2020.
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