• 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 247

    A PAIR OF MINTON BLUE AND GREEN GROUND MAJOLICA CANDLESTICKS

    DATE CYPHER FOR 1863, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, A AND CYPHER, LISTED AS SHAPE NO. 765

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MINTON BLUE AND GREEN GROUND MAJOLICA CANDLESTICKS
    DATE CYPHER FOR 1863, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, A AND CYPHER, LISTED AS SHAPE NO. 765
    Of knopped form, molded in the Renaissance style with satyr and goat masks among Bérainesque scrollwork and bands of acanthus, ribbon-tied laurel and faux jewels, the pierced base applied with fruiting swags and raised on three scroll feet
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) high (2)


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    For further examples see P. Atterbury and M. Batkin, The Dictionary of Minton, Suffolk, 1990, p. 177 and Victoria & Albert Museum and Thomas Goode & Co. Ltd. Exhibition Catalogue, Minton 1798-1910, London 1976, p. 45, pl. 29, Cat. F8.