George Jones Majolica Cheese Dish, England, late 19th century, cover molded with flowering cherry blossoms spreading from double-branch handle on a cobalt ground, above a band of molded basketweave repeated as a border on the rim of the dish, pad mark, ht. 12 in.
Literature: Illustrated in Majolica, Nicholas Dawes, p. 113, fig. 197; and Majolica: A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, by Joan Stacke and Marilyn Karmason, p. 89.
Professional restoration to cover.