• 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 15

    A MINTON MAJOLICA BLACKAMOOR GARDEN SEAT

    DATE CYPHER FOR 1870, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, MODEL NO. 1435 AND CYPHERS

    Price Realised  

    A MINTON MAJOLICA BLACKAMOOR GARDEN SEAT
    DATE CYPHER FOR 1870, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, MODEL NO. 1435 AND CYPHERS
    Modeled as a young boy seated on a cushion, supporting a similar corded and tasseled tufted pillow, a lion pelt on his back, a striped sash about his waist
    19 in. (48.2 cm.) high


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    For an opposing example, see Property from the Collection of Rosalie Wise Sharp, Christie's, New York, 20 October 2009, lot 252; also Christie's, New York, 20 April 2005, lot 573.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW JERSEY COLLECTION (LOT 15)