A George Jones majolica butterfly pomade box and cover dated 1874
Lot 88
A George Jones majolica butterfly pomade box and cover dated 1874
Sold for £2,280 (US$ 3,694) inc. premium

Lot Details
A George Jones majolica butterfly pomade box and cover
dated 1874
Shaped as a butterfly, the sides moulded with white violets against a mottled woody ground, the cover moulded and carefully coloured as a peacock butterfly, the interior turquoise, 9.5cm wide, impressed GJ monogram and moulded registration lozenge for 1874 (tiny overpainted chips to rim of cover) (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar but slightly shallower box and cover is illustrated by Karmason and Stacke, Majolica, p 102
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