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.