George Jones Majolica Pelican Sardine Box, Cover and Stand
GJ monogram to box and stand, several small cyphers, raised registry diamonds (26-S-M-2) for 26 June 1875, parcel 2 black painted shape no.'s 3441, painters 30, 11 and 33
Of oblong hexagonal form edged by bamboo, the cover knop modeled as a pelican at rest above a paneled design of pelicans in flight among foliage, the side similar molded with fish among aquatic plants, on a conforming stand. Height overall 5 1/4 inches; width of stand 8 1/2 inches.
Linda Ketterling, Toledo, OH, 26 January 2003.
Majolica International Society, Karmason Library, no. KL000464.
Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989 and 2002, p. 96.
Robert Cluett, George Jones Ceramics 1861-1951, p. 59, fig. 93 and p. 276, Appendix 6, patent no. 289875. J.P. Cushion also records patent registry no. 292367-70.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
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