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A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE CHOCOLATE-BROWN AND IVORY-GROUND VASE
A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE CHOCOLATE-BROWN AND IVORY-GROUND VASE
A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE CHOCOLATE-BROWN AND IVORY-GROUND VASE
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A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE CHOCOLATE-BROWN AND IVORY-GROUND VASE

DATE CYPHER FOR 1885, GILT CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IMPRESSED SHAPE NO. 1937, SIGNED LB FOR LAWRENCE BIRKS

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A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE CHOCOLATE-BROWN AND IVORY-GROUND VASE
DATE CYPHER FOR 1885, GILT CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IMPRESSED SHAPE NO. 1937, SIGNED LB FOR LAWRENCE BIRKS
Of baluster form, flanked by twisted rope handles with platinum and gilt Bacchic mask terminals, the shoulder finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a broad band of putti bearing lilies and other flowers among theatric mythological masks within gilt bands
16 in. (40.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Melbourne, Australia, 27-28 March 2000, lot 141.

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Lot Essay

See J. Jones, Minton, Two Hundred Years of Design & Production, Shrewsbury, 1993, p. 193 and 209 for examples of this form decorated in pâte-sur-pâte with Pompeian ornamentation and with putti by Alboin Birks. Also see Bernard Bumpus, Pâte-sur-Pâte, The Art of Ceramic Relief Decoration, 1849-1992, London, 1992, p. 122 and 123 for further examples of this form decorated by Louis Solon.

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