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Set of Six 18th Century Wedgwood Armorial Cream-ware Soup Bowls

England Late 18th Century

These exquisite cream-ware soups bear the arms of Anthony Ashley Cooper the 5th Earl of Shaftsbury (1761-1811) whose ancestral lands are in the north of Dorset. They are impressed “WEDGWOOD” on the bottoms.

Price

$3,100

Condition

Excellent condition, no repairs. Only a few slight flakes of enamel and slight scattered scratches.

Measurements

Diameter: 9.75 in.

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