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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 293

    EIGHTEEN MINTONS FISH PLATES

    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1880, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IRON-RED PATTERN NO. G3229, SIGNED W.(ILLIAM) MUSSILL

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    EIGHTEEN MINTONS FISH PLATES
    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1880, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IRON-RED PATTERN NO. G3229, SIGNED W.(ILLIAM) MUSSILL
    Each painted with a specimen fish, crustacean or mollusk amidst marine plants, gilt dentil rim
    9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) diameter (18)


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    William Mussill (1828-1906) is recorded as an artist specializing in botanical and ornithological compositions in the Barbotine style at Minton from 1870 until 1900. He also 'excelled in the painting of...fish, shells, fruit and game.' See Joan Jones, Minton, The First Two Hundred Years of Design and Production, Shrewsbury, 1993, p. 71.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTION