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Lot 1049Minton Majolica Fox and Duck Game-Pie Dish and Cover on Integral Stand
Date cypher for 1871
Impressed uppercase mark, shape no. 2062, black painted T
Naturalistically modeled as an oval tree-stump, the flat cover with mushroom finial, the handles as sly foxes spying paired mallard ducks among ferns and foliage, on a similarly molded conjoined stand, turquoise interior. Width of stand 16 inches.

Charles L. Washburne, Spruce Head, ME, 18 October 2017

Victoria Cecil, Minton 'Majolica,' Jeremy Cooper Ltd., Exhibition 7-26 June 1982, Galen Place, London, p. 57, cat no. 39. Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 49 for the example held in The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, accession no. 82.78A,B.

C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection

Sold for $6,128
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Presents well; entire surface sprayed; professional restoration including: to the two outer fox ears and inner ear tips, mushroom finial, on the integral stand there are two restored leaves and a few restored rim chips; flange chips; liner missing

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