Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica bird & insects dish

Victorian, circa 1877. 5.7ins high, 9.2ins wide, 6.5ins depth. Minton Majolica dish which features a bird, insects and flowers.

Colouration: turquoise, cobalt blue, ochre, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery.
Bears a pattern number, '1803'. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1877.

Book reference not found.


CONDITION: Very good.

Small chip to one petal.

KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage cracks to the stems of the flowers;

flecks of stray coloured glaze to the interior.

RESTORATION: Remodelled tip of insect's mouth

and retouched flakes to both wings.

Filled chip to bird's right wing.

Retouched flakes to ribbon

and bird's beak.

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