Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Majolica Palissy frog, blackberry & shell vase

Victorian, circa 1890. 6.1ins high, 5.5ins wide, 4.9ins depth. French Palissy Majolica vase which features blackberry leaves and fruits, two frogs and shells.

Colouration: green, brown, ochre, are predominant.

Book reference not found.



Small chip to one frog's leg and mouth.

Some small flakes to frogs and blackberries.

KILN EFFECTS: one blackberry has fallen off in the manufacture process;

a speck of kiln grit caught in the glaze to one shell;

over glazed chip one frog's mouth.

RESTORATION: retouched flakes to rim,

frog's mouth,

flowers and leaves;

stabilised and retouched cracks to the base.

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