New York, East
31 May 2000
This Lot has no reserve
A MINTONS TURQUOISE-GROUND TWO-HANDLED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER
Circa 1880, gilt printed globe and impressed uppercase mark, various painted cyphers, shape no. 1914, signed A. Boullemier
With beaded strap handles and collar, finely painted with a woodland sprite leaning on a branch observing paired butterflies, reserved on the gilt enriched foliate ground, on socle foot and square base
13in. (33.2cm.) high
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Antonin Boullemier specialized in painting children as nymphs in a delicate sentimental style. He left Sèvres in 1870 and joined Mintons in 1872, where he continued until his death in 1900.
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