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    Sale 2159

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

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    THREE MINTONS PORTRAIT CHARGERS

    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1880 AND 1882, THE PAINTING DATED 1883 AND 1884, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS AND CYPHERS, IMPRESSED 15, VARIOUS IRON-RED NUMERALS, ONE WITH PAPER LABEL FOR HOWELL & JAMES' ART POTTERY EXHIBITION, 1884, ALL SIGNED E. MOIRA

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    THREE MINTONS PORTRAIT CHARGERS
    DATE CYPHERS FOR 1880 AND 1882, THE PAINTING DATED 1883 AND 1884, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS AND CYPHERS, IMPRESSED 15, VARIOUS IRON-RED NUMERALS, ONE WITH PAPER LABEL FOR HOWELL & JAMES' ART POTTERY EXHIBITION, 1884, ALL SIGNED E. MOIRA
    Each finely painted with a member of the Horrocks family, including Mrs. Edgeworth Horrocks, Bessie Horrocks and her cat, and Major Edgeworth Horrocks beside his coat-of-arms and the motto INDUSTRIA ET SPE
    15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) diameter (3)


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    China-painting exhibitions were held by Howell & James in their Regent Street galleries from 1876 until the mid-1880's. Both royalty and aristocrats were patrons of the exhibitions, which were judged by members of the Royal Academy.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA ESTATE