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

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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