Victorian, circa 1870. 4.3ins high, 8.3ins wide, 7.1ins depth. George Jones Majolica sardine box which features fish on a seaweed ground, spiky leaf decoration to box and stand.
Pink ground version. Colouration: green, ochre, pink, are predominant.
The piece bears maker's marks for the George Jones pottery. Bears a pattern number, '1?31'.
Book reference ,'George Jones Ceramics 1861-1951' by Robert Cluett, page 63, figure 109.
CONDITION: Cover: Good. No restoration.
Some small flakes to rim
and top fish.
KILN EFFECTS: glaze miss under large fish tail;
two shrinkage lines to the rim.
Dish: Good. No restoration.
KILN EFFECTS: some slightly stained crazing.
Stand: Very Good: Kiln effects: Some patches of stained crazing.