A minton majolica Blackmoor Garden Seat
Lot 1077
A Minton majolica garden seat, late 19th century
Sold for £8,640 (US$ 14,522) inc. premium
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A minton majolica Blackmoor Garden Seat A minton majolica Blackmoor Garden Seat
Lot Details
A Minton majolica garden seat,
late 19th century
Formed as a crouching blackamoor boy, wearing a green jacket and striped belt with a lion skin over his shoulders, supporting on his head a square green cushion with yellow braid and red tassels at the corners, seated on a green cushion edged in yellow with red tassels, 49cm high, 49cm high impressed marks, date code for 1867,

Footnotes

  • A similar seat, was sold by Bonhams, London on 2nd June 2004, lot 151.

    This model of seat is known with two differing pattern of top cushion. We are grateful to Joan Jones, former Curator of the Minton Museum for confirming that pattern drawings for the present version, in which the top and bottom cushions vary slightly in detail, are present in the Minton Archive.
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