30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A MINTON FIGURE OF LORD BYRON
CIRCA 1830-35, PAINTED MINTON STOKE MARK
The figure modelled standing beside a rocky pile, holding a manuscript in his left hand, on square base titled in gilt Ld BYRON at 19 YEARS of AGE
6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high
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Cf. Geoffrey A. Godden, Minton Pottery and Porcelain of the First Period 1793-1850 (London, 1968), p. 91 and pl. 140 for a similar figure. This figure was model number 40 in the Minton Design Book.
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