A Minton conical vase
Lot 528
A Minton Art Nouveau vase by Leon V Solon, circa 1900
Sold for £420 (US$ 705) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Minton Art Nouveau vase by Leon V Solon, circa 1900
Of conical form, decorated in underglaze coloured clay using an impasto technique and carefully outlined by hand, with a lady juggling as she walks in a landscape, signed Leon V. Solon, 24.5cm high, unmakred

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Bernard Bumpus Collection. For an extensive discussion of the work of Leon Solon, including a design for a vase of similar shape, see Joan Jones, Minton, the First Two Hundred years (1993), pp. 237-9. Leon was the son of Louis Solon and an important decorator in his own right.
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