London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
A Minton turquoise-ground vase
probably designed by Christopher Dresser, modelled in the form of two interlocking rings, each moulded with a boss, reserved on a plain section, between enamelled pink and white flowersprays, enriched in gilt, the tapering neck enamelled with two bands of geometric and zig-zag ornament, on a spreading circular foot, circa 1875 (rubbing to gilding) -- 20.5cm. high
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Cf. Joan Jones, Minton The First Two Hundred Years Of Design & Production (1993), p. 108 for a vase of similar form exhibited at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873.
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