07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Pair of Christopher Dresser for Minton Porcelain Pseudo-Cloisonne Quintal Vases

$3,200$2,700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Christopher Dresser for Minton Porcelain Pseudo-Cloisonne Quintal Vases, England, second half 19th century, based on the Dutch tulipière form, with turquoise ground enamel decorated with white and yellow flowers and geometric designs, supported by dolphin masks, on a shaped base, ht. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Both with hairline cracks to bases, one with hairline crack around bottom of fan base and up over the head of one dolphin mask, with a second crack extending across the body. Both with crazing and age typical loss to enamel and gilt.

Keywords

Christopher Dresser, United Kingdom, head