Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica Pigeon Pie Tureen and Cover

Victorian, circa 1866. 11.4ins high, 12.6ins wide, 12.6ins depth. Minton Majolica tureen with cover which features pigeons.

Colouration: yellow, green, white, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '777'.

Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1866.



CONDITION: Cover: Good. Slight wear to pigeon's tail and face.

RESTORATION. Pigeon's tail reglued and join retouched.

Sections of rim reglued and joins retouched.

Filled chip to tail and inner rim.

Dish: Good. Slight wear to interior.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the interior and exterior.

RESTORATION. Five stabilised and retouched cracks/hairlines to rim.

Filled chip to acorn leaf.

Retouched flakes to feathers.


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