01-07-2006 01-07-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2305 Boston
January 7, 2006 10:00 AMCalender

Mintons Porcelain Ship Potpourri Vase and Cover

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2305 Location: Boston Date / Time: January 07, 2006 10:00AM


Mintons Porcelain Ship Potpourri Vase and Cover, England, 1878, in the Sevres style, bleu-celeste ground with heavily gilded scrolled foliate borders to central polychrome decorated vignettes, one side depicting a wife leading her drunken husband away from fellow taverners, the reverse a trophy with musical instruments, quiver, arrow and torch among flowers, the cover pierced and modeled as draped netting adorned with a flowing ribbon, impressed and printed mark, ht. 17 in.

Literature: Similar illustrated in "Minton" by Joan Jones, page 85.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


United Kingdom, Joan Jones