Mintons Majolica Large 'Fish Dish' and Cover
Date cypher for 1875
Impressed uppercase mark, shape no. 1979 and V, blue painted 7. to base and cover interior
Naturalistically modeled, the cover as a large amber scaled carp with sliced half-lemon form knop, the oval cobalt-blue platter molded with a radiating bed of reeds. Width overall 25 inches.
Majolica International Society, Karmason Library, no. KL001475.
Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 47.
Joan Jones, Minton: The First Two Hundred Years of Design and Production, Appendix E, p. 357.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Stand/Server: presents well; a professional restorer has has stabilized the crazing to the interior, mainly to the turquoise center but also to the cobalt border (does not fluoresce under black light); small little chip to the flange, not visible when resting; blacklighted
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