P120 - MINTON BONE CHINA BLUE-GROUND “CHELSEA OCTAGON” VASE AND COVER
Second quarter of the 19th century
Of squared baluster form with rocaille scroll finial and handles in the Chelsea Gold-Anchor style, painted with floral bouquets
(hairline crack to bottom)
18-1/4 in. high
See Joan Jones, Minton, The First Two Hundred Years of Design and Production, London, 1992, p. 82 for a cobalt ground example painted on one side Donegal Castle and on the other with similar flowers; also Geoffrey A. Godden, Coalport and Coalbrookdale Porcelains, London, 191970, plate 237-D where the original Minton drawing for the model is reproduced along with the notation that it often mistaken for Coalport.