Joseph Holdcroft Majolica Heron Large Umbrella or Stick Stand
Twice impressed uppercase mark J. Holdcroft, recorded as model no. 6
Standing naturalistically on one leg atop a rocky mound, holding a struggling fish in its beak, the stand formed by flaring reeds and bulrushes, further foliage at the foot raised on a circular dark-brown mound base. Height 33 inches.
Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 103.
Susan Weber et al., Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850-1915, fig. 22.31.
Victoria Bergesen, Majolica, p. 73, fig. 45.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
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