A PAIR OF MINTONS PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE IVORY-GROUND VASES CIRCA 1895
shape 437, decorated by Alboin Birks, incised ABirks, signed, reserved with chocolate brown-ground rectangular panels decorated in white slip, one with a cherub begging, the other with a cherub being brushed away, within raised gilded borders and bands, affixed on either side with a gilt ring handle, crowned globe Mintons mark in gold, one with impressed MINTONS mark, incised numeral 487 or 437.
Height 7⅝ 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.