George Jones Majolica Butterfly Pomade / Cosmetic Box and Cover
Impressed G7, raised registry diamond (18-U-A-6) for 18 December 1874, black painted 4
The cover as a brightly colored butterfly, the rustic box as a tree-stump edged by light blue cinquefoil flowers. Height 3 inches, width 3 7/8 inches.
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 1027 (George Jones Butterfly Beauty-Patch/Powder Box and Cover) and lot 1060 (George Jones Butterfly and Orchid Dressing Table Oval Tray), which complement the present lot
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