Wedgwood® & Bentley® Queen's Ware 9" Earthenware Orange Bowl
Nature's beauty provides inspiration for a striking piece. The Wedgwood & Bentley collection embodies the Wedgwood tradition, revisited and interpreted with a modern approach. Meticulously handcrafted in England by highly skilled craftsmen, each piece is a unique work of art.
The intricate Queen's Ware Bowl is one of the masterpieces of the potter's art. Made by hand-cutting, or 'piercing' the clay when it is semi-dry, the bowl was conceived to showcase oranges. Beloved of the eighteenth century aristocracy, oranges represented the height of fashion and luxury.
Measures 9"H x 9.25"W x 9.5”D. Hand Made. Made in UK.
Care Instructions: Great care needs to be taken when cleaning sculptural items as these products often contain intricate and delicate details. -Sculptural items may be washed by hand, using warm water and a mild detergent applied with a soft, damp cloth. Items with intricate details and small sculpted parts, it is best to use a small, soft make-up brush instead of a cloth. Do not use abrasive materials or powders for cleaning. Do not submerge the product or get water inside the hole(s) in the base. Dry the larger, open areas with a soft cloth. -Allow intricate or delicate details to air dry. Be sure the item is completely dry before returning to display area.
As a general rule, confident handling of sculptural items, combined with a reasonable amount of care in cleaning should be all that is necessary to safeguard your collection. Generally, do not expose and sculptural items to extreme temperatures, high levels of moisture or rapid temperature changes.
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