Minton Lyre Pattern Pedestal Bowl

A late Victorian or Edwardian, porcelain footed bowl with attractive, transfer and hand-painted decoration. Second-hand.
Availability: 1 in stock
Stock ID: 847

What's for sale?

This is a porcelain footed bowl from the late Victorian or Edwardian periods. It's by Minton of Staffordshire in their Lyre pattern, an attractive transfer pattern over pure white slip, with hand-painted decoration.

It is a deep bowl with a wide, flared rim and two pierced, tab handles. The beautiful colours mix flow blue with iron-red flowers and foliage, yellow ochre edging and gilt highlights on the handles.

Who made it and when?

It was made by the English company Minton, of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, who would have made a wide range of tableware in this pattern. Their marks underneath date the bowl between 1891 and 1912 and read:

  • The standard Minton mark with crown above and then "England" (which was added after 1891)
  • An Impressed "mintons" over "2-23"

What condition is it in?

  • Second-hand
  • In very good condition
  • The rim has been shaped by hand and is not consistently level
  • No cracks or chips

What are the measurements?

  • 6.5 cm high (2.5 inches)
  • 29 cm diameter (11.5 inches)
  • 905 grams

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