Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica double shell salt figure

Victorian, circa 1858. 6.7ins high, 7.5ins wide, 4.4ins depth. Minton Majolica salt which features kissing cherubs seated on two shells. Colouration: lilac, brown, cream, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '318'. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1858.

Condition

Good. KILN EFFECTS: glaze run to the interior;

kiln soot caught in the glaze to the cherubs.

RESTORATION: Retouched flake to base edge.

Retouched flake to shell rim.


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