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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 555

    A PAIR OF MINTON MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND FIGURAL 'MARINE VASES'

    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1869, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, SHAPE NO. 1362 AND PAINTED 3

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    A PAIR OF MINTON MAJOLICA TURQUOISE-GROUND FIGURAL 'MARINE VASES'
    Date cyphers for 1869, impressed uppercase marks, shape no. 1362 and painted 3
    Each of campana form, moulded as a rocaille-shell, the upright pistol handles suspending berried swags, supported by two bearded tritons with bulrushes in their hair, emerging from the sea, their tails entwined around the socle, above a circular foot
    16 in. (40.5 cm.) high (2)


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    See Victoria Cecil, Minton Majolica, Exhibition Catalogue, Jeremy Cooper Ltd., p. 64, no. 58; Also compare anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 16 March 1999, lot 71; For a cobalt-blue example see Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 209.