ANTIQUE MAJOLICA "BARREL STAVES & FLORAL" PLATTER c1880

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 12, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

This is a superb example of an antique Majolica "Barrel Staves and Floral" Platter, ... dating from circa. 1880. The platter is beautifully decorated with relief moulded pattern .. of leaves and flowers, ... against a background resembling barrel staves, ... tree-branch handles, ... then finished in a rich glaze typical of majolica wares.

An excellent reference to a similar platter can be found in, .. "The Collector`s Encyclopedia of Majolica" .. Mariann Katz-Marks .. page : 118.

The platter is in good condition. There are no chips or repairs. There is a very small hair-line on the rim edge .. and some flea-bites to the base foot rim, ... these are minimal .. as shown in the photos. Length : 10.5 ins. / 26.7 cms. Width : 8.7 ins. / 22.0 cms. A beautiful platter .. and a superb addition to any Majolica collection.

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