Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica blue tit nut dish (Wilbraham tray)

Victorian, circa 1861. 3.5ins high, 4.3ins wide, 8.3ins depth. Minton Majolica dish which features a blue tit perched on a branch.

Colouration: green, blue, ochre, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '1331'. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1861.

Book reference not found.


CONDITION: Good. Small flake to end of branch.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the interior;

flecks of stray coloured glaze to the blue tit's chest.

RESTORATION: Tail reglued and join retouched.

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