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Minton Parian Figure Commemorating the Crimean War

Auction:
2183
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Minton Parian Figure Commemorating the Crimean War, England, c.1856, modeled as a winged female figure of Victory holding a tablet incised "Honour to the Brave" atop a column inscribed "Crimea" to its base, mounted on an octagonal plinth with paneled sides and fluted corners, each paneled side with relief of a battle title within a foliate garland, the figure impressed with Minton date symbol, (Victory missing one lower half of a wing, plinth with top rim heavily chipped and small chips along footrim), overall ht. 23 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

United Kingdom, Crimea, Parian