• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 264

    A PAIR OF MINTON CABINET PLATES

    1881, IMPRESSED MARKS AND YEAR CYPHER, GILT RETAILER'S MARKS FOR JOHN MORTLOCK & CO, LONDON

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MINTON CABINET PLATES
    1881, IMPRESSED MARKS AND YEAR CYPHER, GILT RETAILER'S MARKS FOR JOHN MORTLOCK & CO, LONDON
    Painted in the manner of Thomas Kirkby with putto reclining amongst vines and admiring a necklace in a mirror, reserved against a dark blue ground decorated with gilt and platinum scrolls, leaves and pendants, the white rim with red and gilt diamond-shaped panels at intervals
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) diameter (2)


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