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
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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