07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Minton Majolica Fruit Basket on Figural Base

$11,850$10,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Minton Majolica Fruit Basket on Figural Base, England, c. 1862, polychrome enamel decorated, the bowl with open basketweave bordered with acanthus leaves and flowers, set on a base with a child, scantily clad, holding a cornucopia and standing on a scrolled tripod base adorned with an ewer and grapes, impressed mark, bowl dia. 23, overall ht. 36 1/8 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of chips, cracks or restorations.

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United Kingdom