A further example of Minton designers using stylised tree motifs can be seen in this jardiniere. The Vienna Secessionists often used tree motifs and minton designers would have seen their work ‘The Studio’ magazine. they might also have known the fabric designs of Voysey which make use of stylised trees in a very decorative manner.

Minton Secessionist Jardiniere with stylised tree pattern

Woven fabric design by Charles Voysey 1896

Stylised trees and landscape fabric design by Voysey c1895

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