Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica cat with mouse jug/pitcher

Victorian, circa 1875. 10ins high, 4.7ins wide, 7.9ins depth.

Minton Majolica jug/pitcher which features a cat with a mouse trapped under it's paw.



Colouration: white, turquoise, brown, are predominant.









The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '192?'. English diamond registration mark for the date 10/10/1874. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1875.





Book reference not found.

Condition

Very good. No restoration.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze run to the brown glaze;





flecks of stray coloured glaze to the exterior;





small firing pits to the interior and exterior;





stilt marks with associated star hairline to the underside;



a couple of stained craze lines to the cat's right side.





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