Victorian, circa 1858. 6.5ins high, 13ins wide, 8.1ins depth. Minton Majolica game pie dish with liner which features a hare, mallard and blackbird on a bed of fern and oak leaves.
Colouration: brown, green, turquoise, are predominant.
The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery.
Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1858.
CONDITION: Cover: Generally good.
A couple of small flakes to hare's face and one acorn.
KILN EFFECTS: two touch marks to the rim.
RESTORATION. Retouched flakes to one bird's wing and other bird's beak.
Handle reglued and join retouched.
Bruise to inner rim.
A few small flakes to exterior.
RESTORATION. Filled chips to feet.
some wear and tarnishing.