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Lot 1036Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Majolica 'Argenta' Salmon Platter
Circa 1877
Indistinct date code HE- impressed uppercase mark and two M, blue painted M2605 and 64
Naturalistically molded as a salmon resting among green ferns and broad fronds, length 25 1/2 inches; Together with an Assembled Set of Ten Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Majolica Ivory-Ground Fish Plates. Date codes AIH and GNL for 1878 and 1882, impressed uppercase marks, painted pattern no. M2605, each molded with three trout resting among scattered sea grasses and foliage, within brown line rims, diameter 8 3/4 inches.

Literature (Salmon Platter):
Majolica International Society, Karmason Library, no. KL000459.

Exhibited (Salmon Platter):
'English Majolica', Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, 19 January - 11 April 1982.

Literature (Fish Plates):
Majolica International Society, Karmason Library, no. KL000459. Suzanne Slesin, "Dishing for Compliments", O at Home, Fall 2004, p.93.

C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection

Sold for $1,008
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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