A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871
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A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,171) inc. premium

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A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871 A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto 1871
A Minton part dessert service bearing the Breadlebane motto
1871
The centres painted after Sir Edwin Landseer with a variety of subjects, probably by Henry Mitchell, including two Cavalier King Charles spaniels reclining beside a feathered hat, a stag in a loch, cattle by a water trough etc, within rich acid etched gold borders and a bleu céleste band, a crest and the motto 'Follow Me' inside the rims, comprising six plates and two comports each raised on a circular stand, plates 23.5cm diam, impressed marks and datecode, printed retailers marks for John Millar & Co of Edinburgh (8)

Footnotes

  • Made for the 1st Marquess of Breadalbane who married Lady Alma Grahame, daughter of 4th Duke of Montrose in 1872. Similar Landseer inspired services were ordered by Queen Victoria for use at Balmoral and Sandringham. A related service with pierced borders is illustrated by Joan Jones, Minton (1993), p 65
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