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French Majolica Birds Posy Basket

Victorian, circa 1890. 7.1ins high, 11ins wide, 6.7ins depth. Unidentified French Majolica posy basket which features colourful birds, nesting amongst a grape vine.

Colouration: pink, green, ochre, are predominant.


CONDITION: Generally Good.

Two grape stalks chipped off, joins retouched.

A few small flakes to the edges.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze;

Overglazed shrinkage crack to beneath both birds;

glaze misses to the vine.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to top bird wing tip.

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