13 March 2001,
New York, East
Price realised USD 12,925
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A MINTON TURQUOISE-GROUND INVERTED PEAR-SHAPED VASE
Date cypher for 1867, impressed uppercase mark, the decoration designed by Christopher Dresser
Moulded with ring handles, the turquoise ground enamelled and gilt all over as pseudo-cloisonné, on a moulded strapwork quatrefoil foot; together with a Minton turquoise-ground heart-shaped inkstand and cover, date cypher for 1868, impressed uppercase mark, with rose finial, the turquoise ground gilt and enamelled as pseudo-cloisonné, the side with stylized key-pattern, raised on three-heart shaped scroll feet, the interior fitted with two removable wells
10¼in. (26cm.) high, the vase (2)
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Cf. Christopher Wilk, Christopher Dresser, The Power of Design, April 28-May 29, 1993, San Francisco, 1993, p. 9 for a similar vase.
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