Victorian, circa 1872. 13.6ins high, 10ins wide, 9.8ins depth. George Jones Majolica cheese keep which features a straw thatched beehive, bound with rope.
The base in the form of a wooden platform.
Yellow ground version. Colouration: yellow, brown, green, are predominant.
Bears a pattern number, '3249'. English diamond registration mark for the date ??/??/1872.
Book reference ,'George Jones Ceramics 1861-1951' by Robert Cluett, page 49, figure 66.
CONDITION: Cover: Good. RESTORATION. Two stabilised and retouched hairlines to the side.
Retouched flakes and a few inconspicous flakes.
Base: Good. RESTORATION. Retouched flakes to the four corners.
Stabilised and retouched hairline running around circumference of the tray.