Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Minton Majolica Mermaid and Cherub Wine Pitcher

Victorian, circa 1871. 8.3ins high, 8.3ins wide, 5.5ins depth. Minton Majolica jug/pitcher which features a handle in the form of a mermaid

with entwined tail, a satyr mask below the spout and cherubs hanging from grape vines across the sides.

Cobalt blue ground version. Colouration: cobalt blue, green, white, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, '1420'.

Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1871.


CONDITION: Very good. No restoration.

Some slightly stained crazing to to mermaid torso, back and arms.

KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage cracks to the mermaid's tail.

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