Majolica Sunflower butter dish
Victorian, circa 1870. 4.3ins high, 7.5ins wide, 7.5ins depth. Majolica butter dish which features a large sunflower.
Colouration: brown, ochre, lilac, are predominant.
Book reference not found.
CONDITION: Cover: Generally good.
Some wear to the finial.
KILN EFFECTS: kiln grit caught in the glaze to the exterior.
RESTORATION: Two stabilised and retouched hairlines to the rim.
Dish: Generally good.
Some wear to the exterior.
KILN EFFECTS: thin glaze application to lilac glaze;
a few specks of kiln soot caught in the glaze to the well of the dish.
RESTORATION. Retouched flaking to the interior,
and both rims.
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