21 April 2009
A MINTONS RETICULATED 'JEWELED' TURQUOISE-GROUND PLATE
DATE CYPHER FOR 1883, GILT CROWNED GLOBE MARK FOR 1891-1902, IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, GILT K AND BLACK CYPHER, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, SIGNED A. GREGORY
The center finely painted with an overflowing basket of fruit and flowers, the broad border with three pierced trellis panels alternating with floral reserves within scrollwork cartouches, edged by enameled white 'jewel' chains of harebells and lozenges
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) diameter
The Pompey Collection; Christie's, New York, 23 May 2002, lot 183.
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See Joan Jones, Minton, The First Two Hundred Years of Design and Production, Shrewsbury, 1993, p. 74, for a full page illustration of a similar plate by A. Gregory. Also see lot 118 for an example of his work at Royal Crown Derby.
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