07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Minton Majolica Nautilus Shell Centerpiece

$4,148$3,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Minton Majolica Nautilus Shell Centerpiece, England, date cipher for 1874, shell with seated mermaid to back and mermaid across the front body with putti and seaweed garlands, shell supported by two mermen with their tails scrolled together on oval base, impressed mark, ht. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Professional repainting from mermaid's knee down including ribbon behind her with crack to restoration on mermaid's foot (need's redoing), one inch hairline crack to rim.

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United Kingdom