ALFRED STEVENS (1817-1875) FOR MINTON
PAIR OF EARTHENWARE MAJOLICA VASES, CIRCA 1865
each of baluster form, the twin handles modelled as an entwining snake, each decorated with quarrelling putti within foliate friezes on a blue ground, raised on circular bases (2)
29cm high
Estimate £2,000-3,000 + fees

Literature: 'Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Art: The Handley-Read Collection', Royal Academy Exhibition Catalogue, (4th March-30th April 1972), p. 57, no. C74 where a similar example is illustrated.

Sold for £2,250 (buyer's premium included)