Set of 3 Holdcroft Majolica game pitchers
Victorian, circa 1870. Tallest is 7.9ins high, 5.5ins wide, 4.3ins depth. Set of three Holdcroft Majolica jug/pitchers which feature game birds and hares.
Turquoise ground version. Colouration: green, brown, turquoise, are predominant.
Book reference not found.
CONDITION: Large: Good. No restoration. Tight hairline to rim.
Bruise to underside base edge.
Some flaking to rim.
Slight wear to top of handle.
KILN EFFECTS: a few small firing holes to interior and exterior.
Medium: Good. No restoration. Small chip to underside base edge.
KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage crack to one bird;
slight brown glaze run.
Small: Good. Slight wear to handle.
KILN EFFECTS: small firing hole to one bird;
some brown glaze run.
RESTORATION: stabilised and retouched cracks to spout.
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