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Mintons Majolica Crouching Monkey Garden Seat

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000BLocation: BostonDate / Time: April 07, 2017 10:00AM


Mintons Majolica Crouching Monkey Garden Seat, England, 1864, the animal supporting a tasseled cushion atop its head, modeled holding a coconut and set on an octagonal shaped faux-rattan base, impressed mark, ht. 18 1/2 in.

Literature: Illustrated in Majolica, by N. Dawes, p. 37.
The property of Carol J. Ferranti
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Surface abrasions to glaze on cushion; cushion appears to have been restored at join to head and with professional restorations to each arm; firing line under the base and with scattered chipping to underside of footrim.

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Carol J. Ferranti, United Kingdom