21 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,500
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A MINTON MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND JARDINIERE AND STAND
THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARK, 727, NUMERALS AND CYPHERS, BLACK PAINTED Y AND CYPHERS
Of spiral gadrooned urn form, flanked by ram's head handles suspending garlands of applied fruit and flowers, on a short circular foot molded as ribbon-tied laurel, above a conforming stand
14¾ in. (37.4 cm.) diameter (2)
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See Paul Atterbury, ed., The Parian Phenomenon, Somerset, 1989, p. 52, fig. 68 for a line drawing of products Minton displayed at the Great Exhibition of 1851 featuring this form at the top left.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note the date should read THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY.
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