Sale 19FD06 | Lot 448

Mintons Gilt Decorated Pâte-sur-Pâte Porcelain Vase

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Mintons Gilt Decorated Pâte-sur-Pâte Porcelain Vase

Lot Details

Lot 448
Mintons Gilt Decorated Pâte-sur-Pâte Porcelain Vase
Decorated by Marc Louis Solon
Of flattened urn form with upright ring handles, decorated on the front side with a classical woman seated in a klismos chair and brewing a love potion, the reverse side decorated with a billowing cloud formed of cupids, signed L. Solon. Height 10 1/4 inches.


Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $16,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

drilled partially through the mark on underside; at least two small pinpoint firing spots, not blacklighted

a note (now torn into a few pieces because of the folds and its age) was kept inside an envelope tucked inside the vase that reads: "Dear Friends, This Minton vase was willed to the Sisters of Notre Dame. They couldn't keep it because they have a vow of poverty. The sister superior gave it to me and I want you to have it as a token of our gratitude for your many kindnesses. Much love, Lillian & Joe"


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Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $16,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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