Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Holdcroft Majolica Square Box and Cover

Victorian, circa 1880. 6.1ins high, 8.7ins wide, 8.7ins depth. Holdcroft Majolica square box and cover which features storks, squirrels, blossom and parrot feet.

Colouration: cobalt blue, green, turquoise, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Holdcroft pottery.


CONDITION: Cover: Good. No restoration. Some small flakes to panels, rim and flange.

KILN EFFECTS: slightly uneven glaze application to the top.

Base: Generally good. Flaking/wear around the rim in places.

KILN EFFECTS: thin glaze application in places;

kiln soot caught in the glaze on one squirrel.

RESTORATION. Filled chips to all four beaks.

One foot reglued and join retouched.

Retouched flakes to bird's feet.

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