9 June 2014
A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE OLIVE-GREEN AND COBALT-BLUE VASE, 'AVEUGLES'
DATE CYPHER FOR 1886, GILT CROWNED GLOBE MARK, SHAPE NO. 2443, IMPRESSED U, SIGNED L.(OUIS) SOLON
Tapering cylindrical, the shoulder enriched in gilt scale, finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a winged male figure emblematic of Blind Love standing on a wheel and scattering hearts, the reverse with a vase spilling hearts
8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high
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