Minton Majolica Palissy Ewer, England, C. 1860, Mo
Minton Majolica Palissy Ewer, England, c. 1860, modeled by Hamlet Bourne after a Palissy design, with a head of a triton below spout, a mermaid draped along the handle and Renaissance-style cartouches and motifs across the body, all on a cobalt ground, ht. 10 1/2 in.
Literature: Form illustrated in Majolica: A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, by Joan Stacke and Marilyn Karmason, p. 41.
Condition: Repaired crack to base of handle, shallow flake to base of foot.