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A wonderful and iconic Minton Majolica game tureen and
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A wonderful and iconic Minton Majolica game tureen and cover c.1878, the base modeled as a decorative oval pâté mold in yellow, ochre, and blue, resting on a fixed basketwork tray or stand with rope handles, the cover with the heads of two hares and two and cover c.1878, the base modeled as a decorative oval pâté mold in yellow, ochre, and blue, resting on a fixed basketwork tray or stand with rope handles, the cover with the heads of two hares and two mallard ducks realistically colored and symmetrically arranged on a cobalt glazed dome studded with yellow florets. Impressed MINTONS with date cipher, Shape no 1990, 19”l. Illustrated on the front cover of the catalog of the pioneering exhibition of Minton Majolica held at Jeremy Cooper Ltd, London in 1982 and affectionately referred to as the “Bunny Tureen”, this shape forms the centerpiece to a number of the most important Majolica collections. See also Karmason and Stacke, Majolica (1989), p. 48.

Curated and catalogued by Nicolaus Boston
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A wonderful and iconic Minton Majolica game tureen and

Estimate $20,000 - $25,000
Oct 29, 2016
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Starting Price $10,000
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0047: A wonderful and iconic Minton Majolica game tureen and

Sold for $22,000
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Est. $20,000 - $25,000Starting Price $10,000
Fine Majolica For The Connoisseur 2016
Oct 29, 2016 10:00 AM EDT
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A wonderful and iconic Minton Majolica game tureen and cover c.1878, the base modeled as a decorative oval pâté mold in yellow, ochre, and blue, resting on a fixed basketwork tray or stand with rope handles, the cover with the heads of two hares and two and cover c.1878, the base modeled as a decorative oval pâté mold in yellow, ochre, and blue, resting on a fixed basketwork tray or stand with rope handles, the cover with the heads of two hares and two mallard ducks realistically colored and symmetrically arranged on a cobalt glazed dome studded with yellow florets. Impressed MINTONS with date cipher, Shape no 1990, 19”l. Illustrated on the front cover of the catalog of the pioneering exhibition of Minton Majolica held at Jeremy Cooper Ltd, London in 1982 and affectionately referred to as the “Bunny Tureen”, this shape forms the centerpiece to a number of the most important Majolica collections. See also Karmason and Stacke, Majolica (1989), p. 48.

Curated and catalogued by Nicolaus Boston

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