Featuring a center frieze, this stunning vintage Black Basalt Pin Dish shows an elegant white bas relief band of laurel leaf and berry surrounding the "Three Graces" is attributed to the work of William Hackwood c.1773.
A wonderful part of of Greek Mythology, the Three Graces Aglair, Euprosyne and Thalia were part of the 16 dancing women that represent the passage of time....
Lovely set on a table, or with decorative soaps or placed at a vanity for keeping safe one's jewelry...it would be a splendid addition to your home.
Marks: Wedgwood,England, DH impressed on the back
Condition: Mint, no chips, cracks or repairs.
Size: 4 3/4 " diameter