Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Majolica Palissy crocodile-like reptile figure

Victorian, circa 1890. 6.9ins high, 15.7ins wide, 7.7ins depth. Palissy Majolica figural which features a crocodile-like reptile. Colouration: green, brown, ochre, are predominant.

Book reference not found.


Generally good.

Slight wear to the high points of the molding.

KILN EFFECTS: a number of shrinkage lines, some overglazed;

a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze;

stray coloured glaze/kiln soot to the crocodile's left front leg

and inside mouth.

RESTORATION: Retouched flakes to crocodile's back,

feet and claws.

Retouched chip to underside of crocodile's left hind foot

and mouth.

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