• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 17

    A LARGE MINTON MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND JARDINIERE

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK AND SHAPE NO. 808, THE MODEL BY HUGHES PROTAT

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    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.

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