London, South Kensington
29 June 2000
A Minton flower-encrusted two-handled 'Globe pot-pourri', cover and stand
painted with a vignette of the 'Ile Belle', titled in puce, a flowerspray to the reverse, beneath a band of gilt scrolls and gilt line rim, with separate scroll-moulded trefoil stand, circa 1830 -- 26cm. high
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Cf. Geoffrey A. Godden, Minton Pottery and Porcelain of the First Period 1793-1850 (1968), pls. 96 and 97.
Please note that this lot is the Property of the Late Sir Nigel Broakes sold by Order of the Executors.
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