Victorian, circa 1870. 13.8ins high, 15.4ins wide, 15.4ins depth.
Minton Majolica jardinière which features lion mask handles and lion paw feet.
Cobalt blue ground version. Colouration: cobalt blue, ochre, pink, are predominant.
The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery.
Generally good. A few minor stains to the interior from use.
Slight wear to lions' muzzles.
KILN EFFECTS: over glazed shrinkage crack to one ring.
RESTORATION. One foot reglued and join retouched.
Stabilised and retouched star crack to base.
Filled chips to underside.
Filled chip to one foot.