Decorative Arts Auction

June 15, 2015

LOT 139

Lot 139

Pair of Mintons Cabinet Cups and Saucers, c.1877

Pair of Mintons Cabinet Cups and Saucers, c.1877
Lot 139 Details
Pair of Mintons Cabinet Cups and Saucers, c.1877

painted in colours with portraits of young girls, reserved within gilt surrounds on blue and gilt grounds
one saucer restored
diameter 5.4" — 13.8 cm.
impressed, painted and printed marks in gilt, including retailers’ marks for John Mortlock, London

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


One saucer restored; otherwise substantially in good condition; also with original Mortlock’s paper labels

LOT 139

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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