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    Sale 2034

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

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 57

    A MINTON MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND CHARGER

    DATE CYPHER FOR 1866, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, MODEL NO. 709, A AND VARIOUS CYPHERS

    Price Realised  

    A MINTON MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND CHARGER
    DATE CYPHER FOR 1866, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, MODEL NO. 709, A AND VARIOUS CYPHERS
    The center molded with a roundel of radiating floral forms, the border with alternating tortoise-shell cartouches and panels of putti holding bows, shields and trumpets
    9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) diameter


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    The style of this English charger is based on 16th century examples by Bernard Palissy. For a discussion, see Leonard N. Amico, Bernard Palissy, In Search of Eartly Paradise, Paris, 1996, pp. 205-212.