A set of ten Minton models of the King's Beasts, circa 1955
Lot 150
A set of ten Minton models of the King's Beasts, circa 1955
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,564) inc. premium

Lot Details
A set of ten Minton models of the King's Beasts, circa 1955
Modelled by James Woodford and issued in a limited edition, comprising The Lion of England, The Unicorn of Scotland, The White Horse of Hanover, The White Greyhound of Richmond, The Red Dragon of Wales, The Yale of Beaufort, The Falcon of the Plantagenets, The Black Bull of Clarence, The White Lion of Mortimer and The Griffin of Edward III, richly decorated in gold, silver and bright enamels, 15cm, marks in gold, original boxes

Footnotes

  • Originally modelled as part of the Queen's Vase, made to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and subsequently issued as separate models. Similar models from the Minton Museum sold in our Bond Street rooms 5 October 2004, lot 116
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