07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Shell-form Majolica Centerpiece

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


Shell-form Majolica Centerpiece, England, late 19th century, attributed to George Jones, modeled as a cherub holding a shell-form bowl while riding a dolphin, the dolphin is positioned in the center of an open shell with two further shell-form dishes below, all on two coral and wave feet, impressed "Copyright Reserved" to base, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Professional restoration to rims of shells, and larger repairs to one large turquoise shell, small scattered chips along rim of top shell, some scattered glaze flakes.


United Kingdom, George Jones