29 October 2002
A MINTON MAJOLICA MAGENTA-GROUND BOUGH-POT AND COVER
Date cypher for 1864, printed and impressed uppercase marks, shape no. 1004, signed E.R. for Eduardo Rischgitz
Of circular form with pierced slightly domed cover, painted with a continuous rural view of cows grazing beside a lake
6½in. (16.4cm.) diam.
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Eduardo Rischgitz was a French painter employed at Minton circa 1864-70. He was known for painting animals and landscapes on majolica in a manner resembling that of Emile Lessore.
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