24 - 25 January 2007
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A MINTON LARGE CIRCULAR PLAQUE
DATE CODE FOR 1864, IMPRESSED MARKS, SIGNED CH.WAEGENEZ
Painted with Bacchus returning from India, the god reclining on the back of an elephant surrounded by bacchantes in a wooded landscape, titled 'Triomphe de Bacchus' a son Return des Indes', in a giltwood and gesso frame edged with tassels, losses to frame
24½ in. (62 cm.) diam.
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