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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