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Five English Majolica Items

Auction:
3234B
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3234B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Five English Majolica Items, second half 19th century, each polychrome enameled, a marked Royal Worcester bird/vase, ht. 6 1/2; a marked Minton double shell dish with central cherubs embracing, ht. 6; a marked Wedgwood compote with butterfly and hummingbird, dia. 9 1/4; and two marked J. Holdcroft, a covered jar on stand with birds and blossoms in relief, dish dia. 7 1/2; and a rectangular cobalt ground covered box with cranes in relief, set on four bird feet, lg. 10 3/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

R. Worcester: Chip to one scallop at top rim restored; two shallow chips under footrim.
Minton: In very good condition throughout.
Wedgwood: Restored rim chips to dish.
Holdcroft jar: Rim chips restored to bowl.
Holdcroft box: Twig handle to cover broken off and simply reglued; box with faint hairlines and restorations to feet.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

royal worcester, Compote, Food and drink, Majolica, Pottery, Staffordshire, Staffordshire pottery, Victorian majolica, Wedgwood, Wedgwood pottery

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