Centrepiece
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 58226

Centrepiece

1850-1

Minton & Co, manufacturer; Pierre-Emile Jeannest, designer and modeller

Purchased by Queen Victoria

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Herbert Minton's contribution to the Great Exhibition was an outstanding success. Prior to the official opening, Queen Victoria had purchased from his display the 116-piece dessert service, most of which was intended as a gift for the Emperor of Austria ... More