10 Antique Mintons or Minton Handpainted Artist Signed Fish Plates

Each gorgeous handpainted plate is a work of art in its own right. Each is signed by the artist (J.E. Dean). Each fish is shown in a naturalistic habitat in lovely shades of pinks and soft greens and yellows on a very white ground. Each plate has a dense gold border.

They measure just under 9" in diameter at 8 7/8". They were marketed through Ovington Brothers. They bare the Mintons puce mark. The impressed date mark is very very hard to make out but I think it is for 1910. I don't know enough about when the artist, J.E. Dean worked for Mintons which would help to pin down the date. There is another impressed mark which puts it considerably earlier, but I would rather err towards the later date.

The plates are free from chips, cracks, and repairs. One has crazing to the surface. Thus these are priced for only 9 and you are getting that 10th one included.

I am able to load only 9 photos per listing whilst I have 12. Thus, I am going to list the remaining photos under item number twt1453 (photos of the mark and two plates).

As always, if our fixed price for shipping exceeds actual cost by more than $5.00, we will refund the difference.

Item ID: twt1452

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$1,800 USD

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