A MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE PEACOCK-BLUE-GROUND VASE CIRCA 1885
shape number 1722, decorated by Marc Louis Solon, signed L Solon, incised, of campana form, applied at the shoulder with gilt-heightened olive-green strap handles, the body decorated in white slip with a continuous scene of six figures dancing in a circle playing cymbals, above a band of hearts, the upper and lower section with olive-green bands reserving anthemian motifs, crowned globe MINTONS mark in gold.
Height 16¾ in.
A band of scattered wear to gilding around inside edge of rim. There is a fine hairline crack to the circular section of the foot which extends to the upper stepped section and curves approximately 3/4 of its circumference. The crack terminates at the edge of the curved section of the foot. Overall in good appearance.
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