Antique Floral and Basketweave Majolica Creamer Made in England
Description: A very nice, and colorful English Majolica Creamer. The creamer has a floral and basketweave or basket weave pattern. It has a raised floral design in green, and pink on a cobalt blue background in the center of the creamer. The outside has yellow colored top and bottom with a raised design simulating a basketweave. The piece has a an applied dark green or greenish gray handle with a raised design and a plain rim with a spout. It is colored on the inside with the typical purple-pink majolica coloring. Please see photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Late 1800's early 1900's.
Size: Measures ~2 7/8" in diameter at the base, 2 3/8" in diameter on top, it is 4" high, and it is about 3 7/8" at its widest including the spout and handle.
Marks: Marked "England" in cursive calligraphy on the bottom.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice and rather unusual creamer that is in great condition after being around for about 100 years.
Condition: The creamer is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. It has general crazing to the glaze. It also has a dark spot right at the spout, which upon close inspection we determined it is soiling that penetrated under the glaze at that spot and not a chip or loss of glaze. This piece is beautiful and would display very well. Please view photos carefully for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of this great piece.