Large Minton Majolica Persian Blue Floor Jardiniere c.1875
Monumental Majolica Persian Blue Floor Jardiniere c.1875.
Height: 60cm ( 23.75 inches)
The body decorated with Chinese ornament and grotesque head and ring handles with a stylised owls head below the rim.
Minton's Persian blue glaze was introduced at the Vienna Exhibition 1873.
For information on Minton's Persian blue glazes and the Vienna Exhibition 1873
see 'Majolica Mania' Bard Graduate Centre, Curatorial Advisor Nick Boston, Volume 2, pages93-96