A rare S. Greenwood of Fenton black basalt classical urn, circa 1775, the shoulder with an oakleaf band above ram's masks suspending swags, indistinctly marked .........WOOD, 24.5cm high; and another larger black basalt classical urn, probably Palmer or Neale, 35cm high
Provenance: The Oxborrow collection.
See Diana Edwards, Black Basalt (1994), p.163, fig. 233 for the pair to the Greenwood vase now in the British Museum and according to the author thought to be the only marked example by this manufacturer and were it not for that piece, Greenwood would be unknown as a maker.
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