Madelena Antiques & Collectables

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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