A remarkable Minton Majolica game tureen and cover, dated 1877, the base modelled as a decorative oval patè mould in yellow, ochre and blue, resting on a fixed basketwork tray or stand with rope handles, the cover with the heads of two hares and two mallard ducks realistically coloured and symmetrically arranged on a cobalt glazed dome studded with yellow florets, 31.5cm high, 46.5cm wide, impressed MINTONS with date cipher, model number 1990 impressed. Sold for £13,000 at Anthemion Auctions

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