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Pair of Mintons Louis Solon Decorated Pate-sur-Pate Vases and Covers

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$24,600$20,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Mintons Louis Solon Decorated Pate-sur-Pate Vases and Covers, England, late 19th century, manufactured for Phillips's, Oxford St., London, each with gilded wreath-form handles adorned with ribbons, gold cell and Greek key borders to neck and socle, dark teal blue ground with white slip allegorical figures with cherubs, one reverse with windmill centering scrolled foliage, the other with bird perched within an elaborate scrolled foliate cartouche, inscribed artist signature and prints marks, ht. 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

One cover: Two patches of gilt loss due to taping. One cover: Appears to have been broken into at least three pieces anmd the finial off, all repaired although the gilding on the cover surface is mostly missing.
Each vase with gilt wear and loss along top rim, and scattered to footrim.
No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations to either.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, United Kingdom, Mintons, Pâte-sur-pâte, Porcelain, Solon, Staffordshire pottery, Wreath

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