20 March 1997,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 16,100
GBP 15,000 - GBP 15,500
A Minton majolica game pie tureen, cover and fixed stand
the cover applied with two outward facing hare's heads and two duck's heads, the dark blue ground cover moulded with flowerheads, the waisted body moulded with flutes and leaves at each end, the oval stand basket moulded and applied with ropetwist handles, shape 1990, impressed marks, date code for 1877 (damages and restoration to stand, crack and old restoration to rim) -- 47cm. wide.
See back cover illustration
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Marilyn G. Karmason & Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, (New York 1989), p.48 top colour plate for a similar example.
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