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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    A PAIR OF MINTONS PALE ROBIN'S EGG BLUE PEMBROKE EWERS

    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1893, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED MARKS, INCISED 207 X., GILT K, SIGNED A.(NTONIN) BOULLEMIER

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MINTONS PALE ROBIN'S EGG BLUE PEMBROKE EWERS
    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1893, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED MARKS, INCISED 207 X., GILT K, SIGNED A.(NTONIN) BOULLEMIER
    Each with frill mouth and beaded collar, the berried laurel loop handle terminating in a satyr mask, the oviform body finely painted with a cherub sitting on a branch within a gilt and platinum surround of flowering vine, above stiff-leaf tips, on a fluted socle and square base
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Antonin Boullemier was famed for his reserves of putti and cherubs. This oeuvre includes services of these sweet figures made for the Prince of Wales for use at Windsor Palace and HRH Prince Alfred. See Joan Jones, Minton, The First Two Hundred Years of Design and Production, Shrewsbury, 1993, pp. 69-71.