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.

Condition

CONDITION: Fair.

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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