• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5917

    Christie's Interiors

    10 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 561

    A MINTON MAJOLICA HERON AND PIKE EWER

    YEAR CYPHER FOR 1867, IMPRESSED FACTORY MARKS, SHAPE NO. 1241, H. PROTAT SIGNATURE TO BASE

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    A MINTON MAJOLICA HERON AND PIKE EWER
    YEAR CYPHER FOR 1867, IMPRESSED FACTORY MARKS, SHAPE NO. 1241, H. PROTAT SIGNATURE TO BASE
    Modelled by Hugues Protât, the bird naturally modelled with grey, blue and white plumage, standing among reeds and lily pads on an oval mound base, with a fish in its beak forming the handle and spout of the ewer
    21¾ in. (55.3 cm.) high


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