Antique Victorian Minton Porcelain Violet Vase
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A thoroughly delightful classical gilded porcelain centrepiece basket withMinton"Ermine" hallmark.Printed mark "Ermine" indicates special soft glaze - the earliest recorded use is dated May 1850 on theGoddenCollection.
Hand-painted with an array of bright floral colours in the timeless style with absolutely fantastic attention to detail.
This stunning piece is a must have for any serious collector of ornamental porcelain.
The vase has got a hairline crack which is 3.5cm long, but not easlily visible.
Mintons Ltd, was a major ceramics manufacturing company, originated with Thomas Minton (1765-1836) the founder of "Thomas Minton and Sons", who established his pottery factory in Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England, in 1793, producing earthenware and from 1798 bone china. His products were mostly standard domestic tableware in blue transfer printed or painted earthenware and china, including the ever popular Willow pattern plus from 1820 fine ornamental chinaware.
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