28 February 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 470
GBP 300 - GBP 400
A pair of English porcelain two-handled urn-shaped vases
probably Miles Mason, painted in iron-red, underglaze blue and gilt with leafy branches and berries, the lower section gilt with flowers and foliage reserved on a salmon ground, between gilt line rims, circa 1810 (one with rim chip and small footrim chips, the other with three hairline cracks, rubbing to gilding generally) -- 13cm. high
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Cf. Reginald Haggar & Elizabeth Adams, Mason Porcelain & Ironstone 1796-1853 (1977), pl. 67 for a taller Miles Mason vase of similar form.
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