AN EXHIBITION MINTON VASE - REF No. 166
H: 14 ¾ in / 37.4 cm ; Diameter of the base: 5.11 in / 13 cm ; Overall Diameter: 9.44 in / 24 cm
A magnificent mid 19th century twin handled centre vase by Minton. Painted with exotic birds and with blue, pink and gilt handles and borders. The type is known as Sneyd, number 301, from the design record books.
Exhibited In 1849 at The Birmingham Exhibition. Painted By Martin Sneed.
Illustrated in David Battie's Guide to Understanding 19th & 20th Century British Porcelain, page 260.