Holdcroft Majolica 3 piece nut tea set
Victorian, circa 1870. 6.1ins high, 9.1ins wide, 4.7ins depth. Holdcroft Majolica teapot, sugar pot and creamer which features nuts, decorated with leaves and flowers
. Colouration: brown, green, turquoise, are predominant.
The piece bears maker's marks for the Holdcroft pottery.
Book reference not found.
CONDITION: Sugar: Good. Two tight hairlines to rim of sugar.
One chip and one flake to underside of rim of cover.
Some wear to rim.
KILN EFFECTS: stained crazing to the interior.
RESTORATION: Filled chips to under rim
Teapot: Good. No restoration. Flaking to some of the high points of the molding.
Slight wear to spout.
KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage line to the top of the handle;
stilt mark to the flange of the cover.
Creamer: Good. No restoration. Two hairlines to rim.
Small chip to one foot.
KILN EFFECTS: Shrinkage line to spout.
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