New York, East
13 March 2001
This Lot has no reserve
A PAIR OF MINTON TURQUOISE-GROUND BOTTLE-SHAPED VASES
Date cypher 1870, impressed uppercase mark, model no. 1533, the design influenced by Christopher Dresser
Each painted with alternating red and white fish reserved within leaf-shaped cartouche divided by white flowering vine
7¼in. (18.4cm.) high (2)
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Cf. Joan Jones, Minton, The First Two Hundred Years of Design & Production, Shrewsbury, 1993, p. 102 for a similarly formed vase designed by Christopher Dresser and with nearly identical treatment to the neck.
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