Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Gustasfberg Majolica Bird vase

Victorian, circa 1885. 13ins high, 7.9ins wide, 6.3ins depth.

Gustafsberg Majolica vase which features bird with a fish in its mouth.

Colouration: green, cream, brown, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Gustafsberg pottery. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1885.

Condition

Generally good. A couple of small flakes to leaves.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the vase;

glaze pops to the base.

RESTORATION. Bird's head and leaf rim reglued and join retouched.

Filled chip to beak and fish.

Stabilised and retouched crack to rim.


Go to the Top of this page