Object Description

Holdcroft Majolica square box and cover which features storks, squirrels, blossom and parrot feet. Colouration: cobalt blue, green, turquoise, are predominant. The piece bears maker’s marks for the Holdcroft pottery.

Object Condition

Cover: Good. No restoration. Some small flakes to panels, rim and flange. KILN EFFECTS: thin glaze application to patches on the top; slight cloudiness to the glaze on the underside.. Base: Generally good. Flaking/wear around the rim in places. KILN EFFECTS: thin glaze application in places; kiln soot caught in the glaze on one squirrel. RESTORATION. Filled chips to all four beaks. One foot reglued and join retouched. Retouched flakes to bird’s feet.

Object Classification

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