A MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE PINK-GROUND VASE 1894
shape 437, decorated by Lawrence Birks, signed LB monogram, reserved with a chocolate brown-ground oval panel decorated in white slip with a cherub sowing seeds, the reverse with a medallion of farming tools, affixed on either side with a gilt ring handle, crowned globe Mintons mark in gold, impressed MINTONS mark, date code for 1894.
Height 7⅝ in.
In overall good appearance and condition. No damage noted.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Christie's New York, April 28, 2006, lot 390