• A Marriage of Collections: The auction at Christies

    Sale 2398

    A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

    21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 181

    TWO MINTON PORCELAIN TROMPE L'OEIL SCROLL-FOOTED 'SPECTACLE' DISHES FILLED WITH PEA PODS

    CIRCA 1825-1835

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    TWO MINTON PORCELAIN TROMPE L'OEIL SCROLL-FOOTED 'SPECTACLE' DISHES FILLED WITH PEA PODS
    Circa 1825-1835
    Each as a dish filled with fresh spring peas, some pods open to reveal the peas within, the scroll feet enriched in green and gilt
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter (2)


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    See G. Godden, Minton Pottery and Porcelain of the First Period, London, 1968, no. 76 for a similar dish.

    Provenance

    With Philip Suvall, New York.
    The Collection of Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 17 May 1980, lot 85.