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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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I have a Minton Parian figure named: Lion in Love by

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I have a Minton Parian figure named: Lion in Love by J.B.Klagman
The name Minton is impressed on the bottom of the figure.
16" tall
I would like an appraisal and also how to sell this item.
Thank you,
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I would love to help. Please add pictures of this piece and of the marks that it may have on the bottom or side. You can add pictures by using the Add Files feature on your screen.

Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.


Your Lion in Love parian sculpture is by Minton, but it cannot be by JB Klagman as they were two different makers. Both makers created a version of this popular marble sculpture by Geef. Your Minton piece is worth $2000 to $2250 and was made about 1851.

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