An amazing Minton porcelain vase SOLD

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modelled with a figure of Cupid on the pierced cover holding a wreath, with painted panels of flowers and landscapes. The vase with moulded rococo leaf shaped handles and rim above a plinth with four feet, the central reserve painted with rural lovers in a landscape with flowers painted in the lower panel, the reverse panels painted with flowers, all within a mazarine blue ground.

c.1838

Ht. 18.3 inches

This shape of vase is referred to as ‘New Vase’ ‘Leaf Handle’ in the Minton shape book.

See Geoffrey Godden, ‘Minton pottery and Porcelain of the first period 1793-1850’

Stock number: 10739