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    Sale 2159

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 141

    A LARGE MINTONS MAJOLICA BLUE-GROUND VASE, COVER AND FIXED STAND

    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1875, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, 1234 AND CYPHERS, PAINTER'S 1.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE MINTONS MAJOLICA BLUE-GROUND VASE, COVER AND FIXED STAND
    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1875, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, 1234 AND CYPHERS, PAINTER'S 1.
    Of drum shape, surmounted by a putto playing a pan-pipe, the fluted neck molded with stiff-leaf tips and husks, the shoulder molded with a fret-work band and applied with alternating goat-masks and satyrs suspending garlands of grapevine and berried laurel, on a conforming socle and pierced circular base applied with ram's heads and raised on three monopodia hoof feet
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high (2)


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    See Christie's, London, 20 February 1992, lot 366 for an example of the comparison model, sold with an associated Mintons majolica pedestal. Also see Majolica Matters, June 2005, p. 12 for images of a matched pair in Linda Horn's Private Collection.