07-14-2012 07-14-2012
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July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of Joseph Holdcroft Majolica Vases

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM


Pair of Joseph Holdcroft Majolica Vases, England, c. 1875, each with register of white flowers to foot and rim and central high relief scene of a bird and butterfly amongst a vine and flower motif on a cobalt ground, impressed mark, ht. 10 3/8 in.

Literature: A similar vase illustrated in Majolica, by Nicholas Dawes, p. 124, fig. 221.
Estimate $400-600

Professional restoration to body of each.

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United Kingdom, Nicholas Dawes