20 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 4,375
A LARGE MINTON MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND JARDINIERE
THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK AND SHAPE NO. 808, THE MODEL BY HUGHES PROTAT
Modeled as a putto riding atop a large fluted cornucopia, the tip formed as a dolphin, the top of the rectangular base molded with waves
27 in. (68.5 cm.) high
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An image from the Minton stand at the 1862 London Exhibition includes an example of this large form, possibly the present example. See Atterbury and Batkin, The Dictionary of Minton, Suffolk, 1990, p. 20.
This lot is offered without reserve.