Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Majolica birds with nest in tree vase

Victorian, circa 1870. 7.5ins high, 4.7ins wide, 4.7ins depth. Majolica vase which features a bird nest in a tree with two birds.

Colouration: green, ochre, brown, are predominant.

Book reference not found.


CONDITION: Good. Small tight hairline to the underside of the base.

Some small flakes to one of the branches and both bird's tails.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze miss to the base edge;

tiny glaze pops to the exterior and underside;

notable crazing and staining to the interior.

RESTORATION: One bird's head and left wings of both birds remodelled.

Retouched flake to right wing of lower bird.

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