07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 09:00 AMCalender
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Pair of Minton Porcelain Thornwaldsen Cache Pots on Stands

$2,370$2,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Minton Porcelain Thornwaldsen Cache Pots on Stands, England, c. 1870, each square with alternating caryatid and Atlas figural corners and paneled sides with gilded trim and bleu celeste ground surrounding polychrome enameled roundels, two with birds, one with agricultural tools, and another with musical instruments, printed marks, overall ht. 11 1/2 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Minton - The First Two Hundred Years of Design and Production, by Joan Jones, p. 64.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Cache pots: One with a scrolled foot broken off and simply glued; one with a 4 3/8" hairline running down the center of one panel, mostly visible from the inside.
Stands: One with several chips to the shell corners ranging from minimal to 5/8", 1/2" chip to the side foliage of one foot; one with several chips to the shell corners ranging from minimal to 1/2"; slight flake and 1/4" shallow chip to the edges of a foot.

Keywords

United Kingdom, agricultural tools, Joan Jones