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April 13, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Two Minton Bone China Commemorative Beakers

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 13, 2019 10:00AM


Two Minton Bone China Commemorative Beakers, England, 1937, each designed by John Wadsworth, gilt and polychrome enamel-decorated and produced in limited editions of 2,000, one with portrait of King Edward VIII, inscribed on the reverse May 12th 1937, number 192, ht. 4 1/8; the other with portraits of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth May 12th 1937, number 792, ht. 4 1/8 in.; printed marks.

Literature: Illustrated in Minton, by Joan Jones, pp. 282-83.
Estimate $300-500

Each in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.

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Edward VIII, Elizabeth May, George VI, John Wadsworth, Joan Jones, United Kingdom