Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Delphin Massier Majolica Dove Vase Figural

Circa 1900. 13.8ins high, 16.9ins wide, 9.8ins depth. Delphin Massier French Majolica vase figural which features courting doves.

Colouration: white, brown, blue, are predominant. The piece bears maker's marks for the Delphin Massier pottery.

Bears a pattern number, 'Z7AR'.

Book reference ,'Barbotines de la Côte d'Azur' by Marsee Bottero, page 85, figure 6.

Condition

CONDITION: Generally Good. Flake to the rim of the opening to the vase on the reverse.

KILN EFFECTS: over glazed shrinkage line to the lower dove's tail;

over glazed shrinkage line to the front of the base, under lower dove;

touch mark to the side.

RESTORATION. Top bird's left wing reglued and join retouched.

Tip to lower bird's left wing reglued and join retouched.

Filled chips to tail feathers.


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