Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica squirrel nut dish

Victorian, circa 1870. 5.1ins high, 9.8ins wide, 7.7ins depth.

Minton Majolica nut dish which features a squirrel with short, light brown ears (unusual ear colour and size).

Colouration: green, brown, white, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '1522'. English diamond registration mark for the date 23/7/1869. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1870.

Condition

Good. No restoration. Tiny chip and a bruise to the under rim.

Flaking to ears.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze accumulation to dish interior.


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