Freshfords Fine Antiques

Pair of 19th Century Minton Bone China & Gilt Metal Mounted Candlesticks (c. 1837 England)

Width 16.00cm wide [6.30 inches wide]
Height 28.00cm high [11.02 inches high]
Depth 16.00cm deep [6.30 inches deep]

Provenance

From the collection of the Late H.D.Salmon Esq.

Literature

See Joan Jones, Minton (1993), p.116

Condition

Excellent, near perfect with no old repairs.

Description / Expertise

The pair of crisply cast gilt metal Chippendale Rococo revival foliate candlesticks have removable 'Minton' bone china modelled figures of a (boy) gardener and (girl) companion.

Minton was established in 1793 by the founder Thomas Minton, his son Herbert, and Herbert's nephew, Colin Minton Campbell. At the Great Exhibition of all nations held at Crystal Palace in 1851, Minton was the only British manufacturer to be awarded the bronze Council Medal for 'beauty and originality of design'.

Price

gbp 2950.00 (Pound Sterling)