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A Set of Twelve Mintons Pâte-Sur-Pâte Slate-Blue and Ivory-Ground Plates 1924-26

Property from a Private Greenwich, Connecticut Collection

A Set of Twelve Mintons Pâte-Sur-Pâte Slate-Blue and Ivory-Ground Plates 1924-26

A Set of Twelve Mintons Pâte-Sur-Pâte Slate-Blue and Ivory-Ground Plates 1924-26

Property from a Private Greenwich, Connecticut Collection


A Set of Twelve Mintons Pâte-Sur-Pâte Slate-Blue and Ivory-Ground Plates 1924-26

decorated by Alboin Birks, signed in white slip with either ABirks or AB monogram, with three large panels depicting classical maidens looking over cupids either escaping from a cage, lighting torches from a tree, or circling above a beehive, within raised gilt-beaded borders, alternating with smaller rectangular panels of stylized foliate motifs within raised gilt scroll borders, gilt-edged rims and footrims, gilt crowned MINTONS globe marks, retailer's mark for Tiffany & Co, New York, impressed MINTONS marks, impressed date cyphers for 1924-26, gilt H.3696


diameter 10 1/4 in.

26 cm

Overall in good condition and appearance. One with a very fine mesh of glaze crazing to the surface. One with a very fine hairline crack to rim measuring 2.6 cm


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The Collection of Gianni Versace: New York, Sotheby's New York, May 21, 2005, lot 350
A further set of twelve plates in decorated in this pattern from the Collection of David C. Copley, La Jolla, California, was sold at Sotheby's New York, April 19, 2013, lot 131, formerly in the Collection of Carl DeSantis, sold, Sotheby's New York, November 4, 2011, lot 69.