Rare Majolica Palissy bird & worm toothpick holder
Victorian, circa 1890. 5.3ins high, 3.5ins wide, 3.9ins depth.
Portuguese Palissy Majolica toothpick holder which features a bird eating a worm.
Colouration: cream, ochre, green, are predominant.
Book reference not found.
Generally good. Two small flakes to butterfly's body;
tiny glaze pop to the lower base edge;
a speck of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the bird's neck.
RESTORATION: Filled chips to both wings of the butterfly.
Most of the flower petals re-attached,
remodelled or retouched.
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