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: Ewer: Good.
KILN EFFECTS: glaze run in places.
RESTORATION. Base reglued and join retouched.
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.