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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 289

    A PAIR OF MINTONS RETICULATED TEXTURED TURQUOISE-GROUND PLATES

    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1879, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IRON-RED PATTERN NO. 3448, PUCE RETAILER'S MARKS FOR T.(HOMAS) GOODE & CO., LONDON

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    A PAIR OF MINTONS RETICULATED TEXTURED TURQUOISE-GROUND PLATES
    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1879, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IRON-RED PATTERN NO. 3448, PUCE RETAILER'S MARKS FOR T.(HOMAS) GOODE & CO., LONDON
    Each painted after Landseer with either cocker spaniels or terriers within a gilt surround tooled with a zig-zag pattern, the border as pierced basketweave
    9¾ in. (24.6 cm.) diameter, within giltwood frames (2)


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    Sir Edwin Landseer (English, 182-1873)

    See Joan Jones, Minton, The First Two Hundred Years of Design and Production, Shrewsbury, 1993, p. 65 for a similar service inspired by Landseer that was commissioned by Queen Victoria, circa 1865, for use at Balmoral Castle and Sandringham. Also compare Christie's, New York, 24 October 2006, lot 134.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*