A Minton pâte-sur-pâte Moon vase by Arthur Morgan, circa
Lot 527
A Minton pâte-sur-pâte Moon vase by Arthur Morgan, circa 1880
Sold for £420 (US$ 705) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Minton pâte-sur-pâte Moon vase by Arthur Morgan, circa 1880
The disk-shaped body in cream-white china with gilded starbursts, the central pâte-sur-pâte panel in white relief against a dark brown ground depicting Cupid hanging from a door, holding an arrow in his right hand, signed with AM cipher, the reverse with a medallion of amatory trophies, the handles gilded, 20cm high (the base unevenly fired and with an extended crack in the base)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Bernard Bumpus Collection. Arthur Morgan was a gifted pupil of Louis Solon, apprenticed at Minton from circa 1877. He later joined Doultons.
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