Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica frog and mushroom sweetmeat bowl

Victorian, circa 1861. 4.3ins high, 4.7ins wide, 4.3ins depth. Minton Majolica sweetmeat dish which features three frogs under a mushroom.



Colouration: pink, cream, green, are predominant.











The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '1109'. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1861.



Book reference not found.

Condition

Generally good. Small bruise to the rim.



KILN EFFECTS: over glazed shrinkage line to the bowl;



overglazed chip to base edge.



RESTORATION: Old restoration to stem of mushroom,





one frog's bottom lip



and another frog's left knee.


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