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A MINTON LIMOGES ENAMEL TWO-HANDLED VASE
AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN LIMOGES ENAMEL-STYLE TWO-HANDLED VASE

CIRCA 1870

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AN ENGLISH PORCELAIN LIMOGES ENAMEL-STYLE TWO-HANDLED VASE
CIRCA 1870
The dark blue ground decorated, probably by Thomas Bott, to each side with an allegorical figure of a maiden, titled La Paix and La Guerre in an oval cartouche flanked by putti, foliate scrolls, classical masks and pendants of fruit, enriched in gilt
15 in. (38.1 cm) high
Sale Room Notice
This vase is by the Hill Pottery, Burslem, see James S. Virtue, The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue of the International Exhibition 1862, London and New York, p. 269 for illustration.

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For examples of Worcester and Minton with Limoges enamel style decoration see Henry Sandon, Royal Worcester porcelain, 1862 to Present Day (London, 1973), col. pl. III and Joan Jones, Minton, the First Two Hundred Years of Design & Production (Shrewsbury, 1993), p. 186.
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