Rare Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Malfrey Pot "ghostly Woods"
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Rare Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Malfrey Pot "ghostly Woods":
A Rare Malfrey Pot , circa 1920, (shape no 2312), painted in the Ghostly Wood pattern, in rich colours heightened with gilt 12 inches high, printed mark, incised shape number and painted pattern no Z4968. This desirable pot is in top condition as can be seen in the photos there is ,no lid, no cracks chips or restoration. Slight rubbing to the glaze from the lid which is to be expected. All questions promptly answered For this design, Daisy Makeig-Jones took inspiration fromThe Legends of Croquemitaine. In this French legend Mitaine, the goddaughter of Charlemagne, travels through the 'Land of Illusion', described as a place of lost souls, demon trees and ghostly apparitions, to conquer the 'Fortress of Fear'. However, using artistic licence, Makeig-Jones also included other stories into her interpretation of the legend, for example The White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland In the 2006 sale of the Zeitlin Collection, a lidded Malfrey Pot in the Ghostly Wood pattern brought $55,225 with buyer's premium One recently sold in the UK for 31,000 pounds Payment by bank draft please as its over my paypal limit