Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Jose A Cunha Majolica Palissy Crab Plate

Circa 1890. 6.7ins high, 6.7ins wide, 2.4ins depth. Jose A Cunha Portuguese Palissy Majolica plate which features a crab and shellfish on green shredded clay ground.

Colouration: green, red, brown, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Jose A Cunha pottery.



Some small flakes to shredded green clay and edge of shell.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the claw and crab.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to shell and shredded green clay to rim.

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