Table set for après dejeuner cake & coffee to celebrate my mom’s birthday. The dessert is an applesauce raisin cake with a citrus glaze & fresh whipped cream. The table is set with 19th century Aesthetic sterling & plate accompanied by Lenox plates & cups & saucers in the Mandarin pattern circa 1917. The plate coffeepot is English circa 1866 by the very good maker Martin Hall & Co.
Miss Havisham steps up to the microphone & sings, “Just like the white winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s singing, ooo, ooo, ooo, just like a white winged dove sings a song, sounds like she’s singing, ooo, ooo baby, ooo, said, ‘Ooo’, and the days go by like a strand in the wind, in the web that is my own I begin again, said to my friend baby, nothin’ else mattered…”
23rd Street & 10th Avenue looking south, NYC, 5 March 2014, 1:42pm
Detective Wedgwood Warhol’s Object of the WeekWhat is the purpose of this object?Who designed this object?When was this object made?What is the country of origin of this object?What materials make up this object?Photo courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction CenterAnswers to the previous Detective Wedgwood Warhol’s Object of the WeekThis object is a silver and mixed-metal water pitcher.Sterling silver, copper and gold were used to make the water pitcher.The pitcher is in the Aesthetic Japanesque style indicated by the hammered body, the use of other metals in conjunction with silver, and the motif of dragonflies and fish.The pitcher was made circa 1880.The pitcher was made by Tiffany, but also could have been made by Gorham who also did mixed-metal pieces.This pitcher recently sold at Christie’s in January 2014 for $43,750.
New Detective Wedgwood Warhol Object of the Week
Detective Wedgwood Warhol’s Object of the Week
What is this object?
What materials were used to make it?
What is the style of this object? Cite features that indicate this style.
What is the relative date of this object?
Who are some possible makers of this object? Cite at least 2.
Answers to the previous Wedgwood Warhol Object of the Week:
This chair is in the Art Nouveau style. The curvilinear forms of the chair indicate this style as well as the inlaid panel under the crest rail depicting a landscape with its undulating and naturalistic forms.
This chair was likely made in circa 1900-1910.
The chair is made of oak, leather, brass and wood inlays.
This chair recently sold for $1,800 at Skinner Boston in December 2013.
Detective Wedgwood Warhol’s Object of the Week!
J’adore Wonder Woman!
French carved walnut lions rampant, late 18th/early 19th century about 16” tall.
I won these fellas today at an auction in England.
Miss Havisham steps up to the microphone & sings, “…I’m so very sickened, oh, I am so sickened now…oh it was a good lay, good lay, it was a good lay, it was good lay, good lay…& you can dance…”
23rd Street & 10th Avenue, NYC, 24 February 2014, 1:44pm
Gaultier show in Brooklyn
At the Gaultier show at the Brooklyn Museum. Cool, freaky mannequins wearing his clothes.
Miss Havisham steps up to the microphone & sings, “Scratch my name on your arm with a fountain pen (this means you really love me) and though I walk home alone my faith in love is still devout…”
23rd Street & 10th Avenue, NYC, 23 February 2014, 12:20pm