New York, East
13 March 2001
This Lot has no reserve
A MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE OLIVE-BROWN GROUND TWO-HANDLED VASE
Circa 1880, impressed uppercase and gilt crowned globe marks, impressed five dot mark, LB monogram to one panel for Lawrence Birks
Decorated in coloured slip with ivy vine suspending cobalt-blue ground medallions depicting paired putti holding garlands, fishing and sleeping among clouds, the shoulder with diamond-shaped Bacchic portrait medallions
9¾in. (24.7cm.) high
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Lawrence Birks, cousin of Alboin Birks, was one of Solon's first apprentices and is recorded at the Minton factory until 1894 when he left to start up his own pottery.
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