Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica Beehive Honey Pot & Cover

Victorian, circa 1877. 7.1ins high, 5.1ins wide, 5.1ins depth. Minton Majolica honey pot which features a coiled basket honey pot with bees.

Colouration: ochre, green, brown, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '1499'.

Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1877.

 

Condition

CONDITION: Cover: Generally good.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze pops to the inner rim.

RESTORATION. Stabilised and retouched crack running across the centre.

Pot: Good. No restoration.

Small tight hairline to rim, only visible to exterior.

Slight wear to base.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze misses to the brown enamel on the base.

 


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