Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Pair Minton Majolica Hen & Rooster Vases by John Henk

Victorian, circa 1875. Tallest is 14.2ins high, 12.6ins wide, 8.7ins depth. Pair of Minton Majolica vases which feature a hen and rooster

stood next to a wooden slated trough.

Signed, 'J Henk' to the base.

Colouration: brown, green, grey, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the Minton pottery.

Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1875.

Book reference ,'MINTON. The First Two Hundred Years of Design & Production' by Joan Jones, page 145


CONDITION: Cockerel: Generally good.

RESTORATION. Sections of base reglued and joins retouched.

Filled chips to rim.

Remodelled toes to right foot.

Hen: Good.

Some small flakes to leaves.

RESTORATION. Stabilised and retouched hairline to rim.

Filled chips to tail feathers.

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