Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Cuhna Palissy Majolica Lizard and Snake Plate

Circa 1890. 9.1ins high, 9.1ins wide, 3.1ins depth. Jose A Cunha Majolica wall plate which features a snake biting a lizards tail, as the lizard retreats into a burrow.

Also present: a frog, moths, grubs.

Colouration: green, brown, grey, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Jose A Cunha pottery.


CONDITION: Very Good. No restoration.

A few small, inconspicuous chips to the shredded clay.

KILN EFFECTS: some stray shredded clay (grass) to head of snake (possibly by design).

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