21 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
TWO MINTON PORCELAIN TROMPE L'OEIL SCROLL-FOOTED DISHES FILLED WITH FLOWERS
The lobed border of each scroll-footed dish molded with diaper pattern cartouches within C-scroll rims, raised on four scroll feet and filled with blossoms, the underside painted with trailing cornflowers
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diameter (2)
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Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 3 March 1981, lot 400 (one).
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 20 June 1974, lot 57 (the other).
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