A Minton bone china vase decorated by Jessie Smith c.1850

A Minton bone china vase decorated by Jessie Smith c.1850

Code: 10646

Dimensions:

H: 29cm (11.4")

£1,350.00 Approx $1708.86, €1575.26

A wonderful Minton bone china vase c.1850. Superbly painted round the body with studies of roses in the manner of Jessie Smith. Small ermine-device mark. 29 cm high

Jessie Smith was apprenticed at the Minton Pottery in c.1831 and became known for his rose studies. His work was shown at the International Exhibition of 1862.

A similar but much larger vase is illustrated by Geoffrey Godden in his book on Staffordshire Porcelain (see colour plate VI).