Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Large Staffordshire hen on nest tureen

Victorian, circa 1860. 9.3ins high, 12.6ins wide, 8.3ins depth.

Staffordshire egg tureen and cover which features a hen sitting with her eggs, on a basketweave oval base.

Multi-coloured version.

Decorated 'in the round' - decoration to front and reverse.


Cover: Generally good. Large flake to rim on interior.

Bruise to rim.

Some paint losses to the ground and hen's markings.

KILN EFFECTS: notable crazing;

slightly stained crazing in places.

RESTORATION. Remodelled beak.

Retouched paint losses to feathers, wattle and comb.

Stabilised and retouched crack to rim.

Filled chip to rim.

Nest: Fair. No restoration. Chip to foot rim and chips around flange.

Some large flakes to the interior and the underside.

Wear to rim and foot rim.

KILN EFFECTS: kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the flange;

notable crazing;

staining to interior and underside.

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