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.








Condition

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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