Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Large Wedgwood Majolica Putti compote

Victorian, circa 1889. 16.3ins high, 11.4ins wide, 11.4ins depth. Wedgwood Majolica compote which features three putti with musical instruments.



Colouration: brown, ochre, green, are predominant.















The piece bears maker's marks for the Wedgwood pottery.
Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1889.



Book reference not found.

Condition

CONDITION: Dish: Good. No restoration.

Staining and scratches from use.







Tarnishing to the metal interior.



KILN EFFECTS: notable crazing;



glaze run to the green glaze.











Stand: Generally good.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze run to the brown glaze;







flecks of stray coloured glaze to the putti;







thin glaze application to the pan pipes and quiver.





RESTORATION:- Filled chip to the feathers of the arrows.





Retouched flakes to ground,







feet,







one putti's hair and retouched bruise to same putti's neck.



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