A Large Minton moon flask* c. 1873, with gilded and pierced "Egyptian Revival" handles and feather pattern on neck, finely painted with a cherub, flowers and butterflies, against a terracotta ground. Dimensions: 34 cm high x 27 cm. Marks: painted artist's mongram: E.J.S. 373(possibly by Eliza Jameson Strutt), impressed: "Mintons",1498 (shape) and cypher for 1873. Condition: two small chips near the base.
*This ornamental 'pilgrim flask' shape was designed by William Stephen Coleman, the director of Minton's Art Pottery Studio in London. It was produced in a variety of different decorative patterns.
Stock Number: PY1350