Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Monumental Minton Majolica Ewer & Stand

Victorian, circa 1859. 24.6ins high, 18.9ins wide, 18.9ins depth. Minton Majolica ewer and stand which features putti supporting the stem of the ewer,

a cherub riding a dolphin below the spout. A merboy with entwined serpents to the handle. The base has serpents around the rim.

Merboys and satyr heads with open mouths around the central panel.

Colouration: cobalt blue, green, ochre, are predominant.

Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1859.

Condition

CONDITION: Ewer: Good.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze run in places.

RESTORATION. Base reglued and join retouched.

Stand: Good.

Light scratches from use.

KILN EFFECTS: glaze accumulation to the wells;

over glazed shrinkage line to two cherub's waists.

RESTORATION. Stabilised and retouched crack to rim.


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