A MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE PINK-GROUND VASE AND COVER 1893
shape 1013, decorated by Lawrence Birks, signed monogram LB, reserved on the front with a chocolate brown-ground panel finely decorated in white slip with a scantily draped nymph, the sides and reverse with further panels of neoclassical devices and interlocking wreaths, within raised gilt borders, the whole enriched with raised gilding with neoclassical devices, crowned globe Mintons mark in gold, impressed MINTONS mark, date code for 1893, impressed numeral 7.
Height 13¾ in.
In good appearance and condition.
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, October 28, 2003, lot 333