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    Sale 2124

    Minton Pâte-sur-Pâte Masterworks from a Distinguished Private Collection

    21 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 27

    A PAIR OF MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE PEACOCK-BLUE PIERCED VASES

    DATE CYPHER CIRCA 1902, GILT CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, SHAPE NO. 3453, GILDER'S .)., BOTH SIGNED WITH AN AB MONOGRAM FOR ALBOIN BIRKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE PEACOCK-BLUE PIERCED VASES
    Date cypher circa 1902, gilt crowned globe and impressed uppercase marks, shape no. 3453, gilder's .)., both signed with an AB monogram for Alboin Birks
    Of baluster form, the cylindrical neck reticulated with a band of undulating ribbon, flanked by bound husk scroll handles, each finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with paired putti embracing in wooded landscapes, emblematic of either Love received or Love rebuffed, the reverse with an amatory trophy, on a gilt enriched socle and square base
    11 in. (27.9 cm.) high (2)


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