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A MINTON MAJOLICA COBALT-BLUE-GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER
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A MINTON MAJOLICA COBALT-BLUE-GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER

YEAR CYPHER FOR 1876, IMPRESSED MARKS, MOULDED REGISTRATION LOZENGE

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A MINTON MAJOLICA COBALT-BLUE-GROUND TEAPOT AND COVER
YEAR CYPHER FOR 1876, IMPRESSED MARKS, MOULDED REGISTRATION LOZENGE
Modelled as a flat iron, the cable handle surmounted by a cat, the finial formed as a mouse holding a carrot (the handle cracked in two places and well restored, the mouse finial with restoration to extremities, the cat with restoration to ears, small rim chip to cover)
8¼ in. (21 cm.) high (2)
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Lot Essay

Cf. Paul Atterbury & Maureen Batkin, The Dictionary of Minton (Suffolk, 1990), p. 214; Nicholas M. Dawes, Majolica (New York, 1990), p. 65, figure 111; Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica A Complete History and Illustrated Survey (New York, 1989), dust jacket, frontispiece and p. 52, for an attribution to Dr. Christopher Dresser; see also the example sold in these rooms, 7 July 2005, lot 291.
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