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Centerpiece

Factory:
Minton(s) (British, Stoke-on-Trent, 1793–present)
Date:
1866
Culture:
British, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Medium:
Porcelain, enameled and gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.92
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
The centerpiece is marked underneath "HS & M" in monogram, and is possibly the mark of the painter of the grisailles representing classical busts and figures from mythology.
Marking: Impressed underglaze: Minton and date mark for 1866; inscribed under the foot: monogram WSH pinxit
[ sale, Christie's, London , March 17, 1994, lot 330; sold to MMA ]
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