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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 98

    A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE IVORY-GROUND RETICULATED PLATE

    DATE CYPHER FOR 1903, GILT CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, GILT PATTERN NO. 1250 G, SIGNED L.(OUIS) SOLON

    Price Realised  

    A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE IVORY-GROUND RETICULATED PLATE
    DATE CYPHER FOR 1903, GILT CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, GILT PATTERN NO. 1250 G, SIGNED L.(OUIS) SOLON
    Finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a nymph kneeling beside a magic lantern, a putto crouching at its base, the cavetto enriched with gilt fleur-de-lys, the lobed rim pierced and molded with a Vitruvian scroll enriched in pink and gilt
    9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) diameter


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    See Masterpieces of Minton, Bonham's, London, 23 July 2002, lot 102 for a painted example and lot 197 for an example by Alboin Birks also illustrated by Joan Jones, Mintons, The First Two Hundred Years of Design & Production, Shrewsbury, p. 213.