Antique Minton Cabinet Plate, Pate-sur-pate Bird & Beetle, Pierced Edge, 1878 For Sale

Antique Minton Cabinet Plate, Pierced Gilded Edge, White Pate-sur-Pate Birds & Stag Beetle Motif, 1878


Click on picture for more close-up photos

This is a gorgeous antique turquoise and white plate from Minton with an incised gold-embellished border. The white pate-sur-pate depicts a bird on a flowering bramble eyeing a stag beetle on a leaf below. Another bird hovers above. The incised border bears a pierced key-link motif in gold. The plate measures 9 5/8" in diameter. It is back-stamped with Minton's globe mark for 1873-1912, and impressed with a circle within a triangle and the letter O, which in Minton's date code stands for October, 1878 (Kovels). The plate is unsigned, but we believe it to be the work of Desire Leroy, who was with Minton's from 1874-1890. (Leroy's signature is on another Minton pate-sur-pate plate we have listed separately.)

The plate is in wonderful antique condition with no cracks, chips or scratches. There is an area of light crazing lines on the turquoise to the right of the tail and wing of the larger bird. Next to this is a small section of the border where the gold edging seems to have been re-touched; and on the back, in the same location, there is a small dimly yellowed area. As gold leaf work of Minton's quality does not lose its luster, we think something happened to this small area of the plate and someone had it retouched. One gold medallion, and a 3" strip below it appear touched up, and the embossed small circles appear different from the rest of the border. We show that section, front and back, in photos 3 and 4. These small defects are not easy to see and do not detract from the stunning beauty of this desirable antique plate, executed by a masterful artist.

We have two other Minton plates listed separately, one of which makes a fine companion piece to this one, and is signed by Minton pate-sur-pate artist, Desire Leroy. The other is a fish decoration, signed by Minton artist E.C. Bayley. [2284]

Shipping/Handling/Insurance Policy:
Shipped by fully insured US or International Priority Mail (with Delivery Confirmation in US).

Other Information:
We accept PayPal, and Amazon Payments.

sale Payment Methods:
We accept:: PayPal Visa/MC: our shop is a Verified Business account, See 'Other Information' on Ruby Lane for options.

Please visit our The Knic Knac Nook gallery!


Antique Minton Cabinet Plate, Pate-sur-pate Bird & Beetle, Pierced Edge, 1878

This item has been shown times.

Buy Now

Antique Minton Cabinet Plate, Pate-sur-pate Bird & Beetle, Pierced Edge, 1878:
$450




Minton Bronze And Porcelain Figurine : M.s. 1 In Mint Condition picture
Minton Bronze And Porcelain Figurine : M.s. 1 In Mint Condition


Minton Encrusted Gold And Green White Porcelain Cabinet Plate  picture
Minton Encrusted Gold And Green White Porcelain Cabinet Plate


Minton Bone China Buckingham K-159 Pattern Creamer And Sugar Bowl With Lid picture
Minton Bone China Buckingham K-159 Pattern Creamer And Sugar Bowl With Lid


Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 Pattern - Bowl With Lid  picture
Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 Pattern - Bowl With Lid


18th Century Staffordshire Salt Glaze Plate picture
18th Century Staffordshire Salt Glaze Plate


Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 Oval Serving Platter  picture
Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 Oval Serving Platter


Vintage Minton Flights Of Fantasy Jalu Bird Figurine - Rare picture
Vintage Minton Flights Of Fantasy Jalu Bird Figurine - Rare


Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 Pattern - Gravy Boat With Saucer picture
Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 Pattern - Gravy Boat With Saucer


Minton Jasmine,5 Piece Place Setting Of  Fine Bone China.  picture
Minton Jasmine,5 Piece Place Setting Of Fine Bone China.


Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 - Cream Soup Bowl W/handle With Saucer picture
Minton Bone China - Buckingham K-159 - Cream Soup Bowl W/handle With Saucer