Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Alves Palissy Majolica cat & kitten toothpick holder

Victorian, circa 1890. 4.3ins high, 3.5ins wide, 3ins depth. Antonio Alves Portuguese Palissy Majolica toothpick holder
which features a cat and kitten.

Colouration: cream, brown, green, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Antonio Alves pottery.



Small flake to cat's right ear.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze accumulation to the base edge;

glaze run to the brown glaze;

shrinkage crack to the cat's tail.

RESTORATION. Filled chip to cat's left ear.

Retouched flakes to kitten's nose and ears.

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