Victorian, circa 1873. 16.9ins high, 10.2ins wide, 10.2ins depth. Minton Majolica vase which features 3 merboys supporting a shell vase.
Cobalt blue ground version. Colouration: cobalt blue, green, cream, are predominant.
The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery.
Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1873.
Book reference ,'Victorian Majolica' by Leslie Bockol, page 60
CONDITION: Very good. No restoration.
KILN EFFECTS: kiln grit caught in the glaze;
flecks of stray coloured glaze to the mermen and interior;
shrinkage crack to underside of mermen's posterior.