Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Holdcroft Majolica blackberry teapot

Victorian, circa 1877. 5.3ins high, 7.1ins wide, 4.5ins depth. Holdcroft Majolica teapot which features blackberries to the finial. Blossoming branches to the sides. Colouration: brown, green, turquoise, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Holdcroft pottery. English diamond registration mark for the date 29/??/1877.

Book reference not found.


Cover: Good.

KILN EFFECTS: over glazed shrinkage line to the inner rim.

RESTORATION: Filled and retouched flakes to the rim,

one leaf,

one blackberry

and to the underside of the rim.

Teapot: Good.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze misses to the green and brown glazes to the exterior;

a piece of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the top;

glaze run to the green glazes.

RESTORATION: Filled and retouched chips to the spout,

two of the leaves

and the inner rim.

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