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A COLLECTION OF MINTON PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES
A COLLECTION OF MINTON PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES
A COLLECTION OF MINTON PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES
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A COLLECTION OF MINTON PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES

CIRCA 1870-90, U-SHAPED VASE WITH IMPRESSED FACTORY MARK

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A COLLECTION OF MINTON PORCELAIN TURQUOISE-GROUND VASES
CIRCA 1870-90, U-SHAPED VASE WITH IMPRESSED FACTORY MARK
Some pieces designed by Christopher Dresser, all with 'cloisonné' decoration, comprising: a fan-shaped tulip vase with flowers, two tea parcel form boxes or tea caddies and covers, two U-shaped double-branch vases each with a circular base, one with phoenix scrolls, a pair of vases with tripod bases, a pair of twin scroll-form vases with tied ribbon decoration, a baluster vase with a butterfly and another with an Iznik-style border
Vase with butterfly decoration: 8 in. (20 cm.) high
Literature
B. Coleman, The Best of British Arts & Crafts, Atglen, PA, 2004, p. 84, 6 (part).
M. Levy, ‘Living with antiques: A collection of Victorian decorative arts’, Antiques, June 2000, pp. 948-955, p. 950, pl. iii (part).
New Century, Ch. Dresser : People's designer, 1834-1904, 1999, fig. 29 (one vase and one candlestick).

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For examples of some of the forms in the present lot, see H. Lyons, Christopher Dresser The People's Designer, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 104, M. Whiteway, Christopher Dresser 1834-1904, Milan, 2001, p. 51 and W. Halen, Christopher Dresser, Oxford, 1990, p. 129.

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