Rare Minton Majolica Vintager Centrepiece

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Object Description

Mintons Majolica centrepiece which features two male vintagers pulling a chariot/cart with a female vintager pushing the chariot from behind. Colouration: grey, green, blue, are predominant. The piece bears maker’s marks for the Mintons pottery. Bears a pattern number, ‘1272’. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1874.

Object Condition

Generally good. Some small flakes to base. KILN EFFECTS: a few specks of kiln grit caught in the glaze to the ground; shallow firing crack to the ground. RESTORATION. Left boy reglued and joins retouched through ankles and on tow-bar between the two boys. Right boy reglued and joins retouched where feet join the base, through left knee and on tow-bar between the two boys. Stabilised and retouched hairline to rim of basket. Small filled chip above the foot on the base.

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