Pair of turquoise Minton vases, Museum collection, C. 1875


Pair of Minton vases of classical shape with long necks, with turquoise Persian glaze on a parian body. Circa 1873-75


restored chip to footrim of 1 & neck of other


12.5 cm high


Provenance: ex- Minton Museum Collection These are apparently trial pieces using the simple shapes derived from the oriental which were ideal for displaying the richness of the vibrant turquoise glaze. A number of designs by Christopher Dresser utilised these shapes and glazes.

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