Majolica Palissy snake & bird nest wall pocket
Victorian, circa 1890. 8.3ins high, 4.4ins wide, 2.5ins depth. Majolica wall pocket which features a snake coiled around a birds nest.
Colouration: green, brown, grey, are predominant.
Book reference not found.
CONDITION: Generally good. Some small flakes to the shredded clay.
KILN EFFECTS: a few over glazed shrinkage lines to the leaves;
a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the fern, snake and nest.
RESTORATION: section to snake reglued and joins retouched;
retouched flakes to snake's head, rim and fern.
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