Minton Cherub & Nautilus Shell Centrepiece

Minton Cherub & Nautilus Shell Centrepiece

Code: 12505


H: 42cm (16.5")W: 31cm (12.2")D: 21cm (8.3")


A Minton white glazed centrepiece,1870, impressed factory marks, year cypher and shape no.1539.
Modelled as a putto wearing drapwery and holding a lyre, seated upon a nautilus shell on a rocky mound base moulded with reeds and shells.

In generally good condition overall with no chips or restoration. The back of the putto's arm has a vertical crack, hairline crack to the bottom of the nautilus shell and a few small surface hairlines at the base (see close up photographs).