George Jones Majolica Butterfly Beauty-Patch / Powder Box and Cover
Impressed GJ monogram mark, raised registry diamond (18-U-A-6) for 18 December 1874 and black painted :.: to cover
The cover naturalistically painted as a brightly colored butterfly, the rustic box as a tree-stump edged by daisies and foliage. Height 1 1/2 inches, width overall 4 inches.
With Charles L. Washburne, Chappaqua, NY
Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 99 for a dressing set incorporating this form and p. 102.
Susan Weber et al., Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850-1915, fig. 5.69.
Nicholas M. Dawes, Majolica, p. 35, fig. 50 for a design drawing showing a complement of items in a George Jones majolica dressing set, including the present form.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
Additional Notes & Condition Report
See also lot 1028 (George Jones Butterfly Pomade/Cosmetic Box and Cover) and lot 1060 (George Jones Butterfly and Orchid Dressing Table Oval Tray), which complement the present lot
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact and Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Please contact the specialist department to request further information or additional images that may be available.
No condition report? Click here to request one.