Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica 'Naturalist' Jardiniere by W.S Coleman

Victorian, circa 1871. 9.6ins high, 14.6ins wide, 14.6ins depth. Minton Majolica jardinière which features illustrated flora and fauna, including: a cockerel, a kingfisher (bird), a flowering magnolia, a lobster claw, swallows, a bee, insects and flowers.

Artist and designer, William Stephen Coleman, was paid £200 by Minton for the designs on the 'Naturalist' service, which this jardiniere features.

Colouration: white, turquoise, yellow, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '1445'. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1871.

Condition

CONDITION: Generally Good. Some wear to interior from use.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze pops to the rim on one side.

RESTORATION. Two stabilised and retouched cracks down the side.

Filled chips to the lower foot rim.


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