London, South Kensington
28 November 2002
A Minton majolica strawberry dish
Year cypher for 1878, impressed marks, shape 1330
Shell-moulded, the rim issuing strawberry leaves, blossom and fruit, the shell-moulded well with turquoise interior (small rim chip, light glaze crazing)
8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) wide
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Cf. Marilyn G. Karmason and Joan B. Stacke, Majolica A Complete History and Illustrated Survey (1989), p. 37 for a dish of similar form from the Minton & Co. pattern book of 1884.
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