Object Description

Minton Majolica jug/pitcher which features a handle in the form of a mermaid with entwined tail, a satyr mask below the spout and cherubs hanging from grape vines across the sides. Cobalt blue ground version. Colouration: cobalt blue, green, white, are predominant. The piece bears maker’s marks for the Minton pottery. Bears a pattern number, ‘1420’. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1871.

Object Condition

Very good. No restoration. Some slightly stained crazing to to mermaid torso, back and arms. KILN EFFECTS: shrinkage cracks to the mermaid’s tail.

Object Classification

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1245 425045

Dealer Location

PO Box 2185
SS11 9AB