A MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE PEACOCK-BLUE-GROUND VASE CIRCA 1890
shape number 2443, decorated by Marc Louis Solon, signed L Solon, incised, of oviform, decorated in white slip with a maiden placing a line of models of cherubs at her feet, the shoulder with a radiating gilt-scale pattern, crowned globe MINTONS mark in gilding, impressed MINTONS mark, indistinct date code, possibly for 1890.
Height 6¾ in.
In overall good appearance and condition.
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Christie's New York, April 21, 2009, lot 100