07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Minton Majolica Palissy Ewer

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Minton Majolica Palissy Ewer, England, c. 1860, modeled by Hamlet Bourne after a Palissy design, with a head of a triton below spout, a mermaid draped along the handle and Renaissance-style cartouches and motifs across the body, all on a cobalt ground, ht. 10 1/2 in.

Literature: Form illustrated in Majolica: A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, by Joan Stacke and Marilyn Karmason, p. 41.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Repaired crack to base of handle, shallow flake to base of foot.


United Kingdom, Hamlet Bourne, head, Marilyn Karmason, Joan Stacke