26 November 2013
A MINTONS PATE-SUR-PATE PEACOCK-BLUE VASE, 'FISHING'
DATE CYPHER FOR 1898, GILT CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IMPRESSED SHAPE NO. 2443, SIGNED L.(OUIS) SOLON
Of tapering cylindrical form, finely painted and hand-tooled in white slip with a continuous view of a maiden casting a fishing net and standing on a rocky ledge with waves crashing at her feet, the shoulder enriched with gilt scale
8 3/8 in. (21.5 cm.) high
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See the Mintons Shape Book of Sept. to Dec. (18)99, for the corresponding entry for this form in peacock blue, entitled 'Fishing'.
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