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Pair of Minton Porcelain Turquoise-ground Moon Flasks

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
358
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Minton Porcelain Turquoise-ground Moon Flasks, England, c. 1875, polychrome enameled and gilded with birds in flight to one side, birds perched on branches to the reverse, impressed mark, ht. 12 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Each with heavy glaze crazing and scattered gilt wear to handles. One with criss-cross hairlines under base. One with large craze lines restored to one side and a hairline under the base.


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

Moon Flasks, Porcelain, United Kingdom

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