Antique celeste ground majolica jardiniere by Minton

By Minton (British, founded 1793)

£4,500

Minton was the finest producer of majolica ware in Victorian England, of which this beautiful antique jardinière is an excellent example.

 

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Description

The model based on the 'Rams Head Festoon' by Baron Carlo Marochetti (Italian/French, 1805-67), as exhibited at The Great Exhibition of 1851.

With spiral fluted body, festooned with garlands of fruit and flowers in white, ram's head handles, the top edge with an egg-and-dart pattern in green, the bottom edge with a garland design of laurel leaves and ribbon in green and yellow.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Minton (British, founded 1793)
Country of Origin
English
Date of Manufacture
c. 1852
Period
19th Century
Style
Animal / Animalier, Floral, Neoclassical
Material
Ceramic, Majolica
Colour
Blue, Green, White, Yellow

Dimensions

Height
38 cm / 15 inches
Width
50 cm / 19.7 inches
Depth
41 cm / 16.1 inches

Reference:
008399

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