Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Majolica Palissy Bird and Lizard Wall Pocket

Circa 1890. 10.4ins high, 6.9ins wide, 4.1ins depth. Portuguese Palissy Majolica wall pocket which features a nesting bird, lizard and insects.

Colouration: green, ochre, brown, are predominant.



CONDITION: Good. Minor flaking to lizard, bird, leaf, green shredded clay and reverse.

KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln detritus caught in the glaze to the front and reverse;

glaze accumulation to the reverse of the hanging branches.

RESTORATION. Old retouched chip to tip of bird's left wing.


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