Madelena Antiques & Collectables

George Jones Majolica Sardine Dish & Cover

Victorian, circa 1870. 3.9ins high, 7.9ins wide, 7.1ins depth. George Jones Majolica sardine box which features a sardine laying on a bed of reeds forming the lid and a wicker basket forming the dish.

Turquoise ground version. Colouration: green, turquoise, ochre, are predominant.

The piece bears maker's marks for the George Jones pottery. Bears a pattern number, '5219 111'.


CONDITION: Cover: Generally good. Some lime leaching in places.

RESTORATION. Section of rim reglued and join retouched.

Very tight, stabilised hairline to rim.

Dish: Good. No restoration. Slight wear to inner rim.

KILN EFFECTS: notable stained crazing;

touch mark to the interior.

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