A PAIR OF MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE BLACK-GROUND RECTANGULAR PLAQUES, 'WAR' AND 'PEACE' 1897
decorated by Marc Louis Solon, both signed L Solon, incised, each titled in slip, 'War' as reclining figure, probably Britannia, pointing a sword at a distant battle, and 'Peace' as a figure with a horn of plenty and olive branch.
3½ x 7½ in; 3¾ x 7⅝ in.
9 x 19.2 cm; 9.5 x 19.5 cm
Both are in good condition and appearance.
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.
Sotheby's London, September, 29, 1987, lot 344
Tulman, Ars Ceramica, 2016, p. 43, figs. 5, 6