Madelena Antiques & Collectables

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

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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