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    Sale 5153

    British & Continental Ceramics & Glass

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 921

    A MINTON FIGURE OF LORD BYRON

    CIRCA 1830-35, PAINTED MINTON STOKE MARK

    Price Realised  

    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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