Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica Putti Shell Carriers

Victorian, circa 1869. 7.1ins high, 11ins wide, 6.3ins depth. Minton Majolica figural which features two putti carrying a shell.

One draped in grapes, the other draped in wheat.

Colouration: green, turquoise, cream, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '365'. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1869.


CONDITION: Generally Good. Two small, shallow chips to the vine leaves.

KILN EFFECTS: a piece of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the shell.

RESTORATION. Both heads reglued and join retouched.

Small part of shell reglued and join retouched.

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