Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Menton Majolica Donkey Wall Pockets

Circa 1880. Tallest is 9.8ins high, 6.5ins wide, 4.1ins depth. Pair of Menton Majolica wall pockets which feature a donkeys head, citrus fruits (oranges and lemons) and tree blossom.

Colouration: green, orange, yellow, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Menton pottery.

Condition

CONDITION: Wall pocket 1: Good.

Some small flakes to the flowers and leaves.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the donkey's head;

glaze pops to brown glaze.

RESTORATION. Donkey's left ear reglued and join retouched.

Filled chips to leaves and petals.

Wall pocket 2: Good.

Chips and flakes to leaves.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln grit caught in the glaze to the donkey's face;

glaze pops to the brown glaze.

RESTORATION. Retouched flakes to some of the leaves


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