George Jones & Sons Majolica Cobalt-Blue and Turquoise-Ground 'Sea and Sky' Cheese Keeper and Stand
Impressed monogram and crescent mark, L and 3 indistinct black painted 3
Cylindrical with conch shell and seaweed knop, the side molded with a continuous sky and underwater view, including seagulls, hermit crab, fish and other aquatic life, on a conforming seaweed and kelp molded stand. Height 12 1/4 inches, diameter 12 1/4 inches.
Majolica International Society, Karmason Library, no. KL004807.
Darra Goldstein, "Cheese under Cover", Cured, Fall, 2016.
Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 97.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Stand: appears to be in generally good, undamaged condition; there are a few scattered areas along the underside rim where there is an absence of glaze, in the making, not of any consequence; blacklighted
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