• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

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

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 257

    A MINTON MAJOLICA FIGURAL CENTERPIECE

    DATE CYPHER FOR 1871, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, MODEL NO. 1539 AND VARIOUS CYPHERS, BLACK PAINTED 5

    Price Realised  

    A MINTON MAJOLICA FIGURAL CENTERPIECE
    DATE CYPHER FOR 1871, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, MODEL NO. 1539 AND VARIOUS CYPHERS, BLACK PAINTED 5
    Modeled as a putto seated atop an upturned shell and holding an oar, on a mound base applied with smaller shells and grasses
    17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) high


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    For a similar example see A Private Collection, Sotheby's, 11 March 1997, lot 175.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ROSALIE WISE SHARP