Victorian, circa 1880. 5.1ins high, 7.7ins wide, 4.6ins depth. Choisy Majolica pot and cover which features a dragonfly resting on top of a shell.
Colouration: brown, green, blue, are predominant.
The piece bears maker's marks for the Choisy pottery.
Book reference ,'Majolica A complete History and illustrated Survey' by Karmason & Stacke, page 179
CONDITION: Cover: Generally good.
Some small flakes to the leaves,
and smaller dragonfly legs,
body and wings.
RESTORATION. Remodelled end of dragonfly's body.
Retouched flake to wing.
Dish: Good. No restoration.
Small flake to rim.
Slight wear to rim.