Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Majolica Fisherman Putto and Net Pipe / Jewel Stand
Date code CGI for 1879
Impressed uppercase mark and registry diamond (27-H-G-5) for 27 February 1869, black painted 560
Modeled as a putto in the guise of a fisherman wearing a conical cap and dragging a large net forming the tray, on a mottled quatrefoil oval base, yellow line rim. Length 8 inches.
Maureen Batkin, Wedgwood Ceramics 1846-1959, p. 45, pl. 78. Nicholas M. Dawes, Majolica, p. 98, fig. 169. Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 70, for an advertisement catalogue page circa 1876, featuring this form. J.P. Cushion, Handbook of Pottery & Porcelain Marks, p. 183 records this entry as Patent No. 227518.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
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