Sold for £120
Estimated at £150 - £250
Two Mafra Palissy majolica wall plaques, one with a snake and crocodile, the other with a crocodile, frog, turtle and butterfly, both with indistinct impressed makers marks to the undersides, both approx. 17cm diameter (2)
The plaque with a snake - some very small areas of losses to the glaze, notably to areas of the rim. A couple of small chips, one to the cocodile's tail, the snake with areas of fading, the underside with with possible restoration. Some ends of the 'grass' chipped.
The plaque with the butterfly - one wing of the butterfly, cracked and broken, it appears to have been glazed over suggesting this is an historic firing crack? Loss of paintwork to the tortoises face.
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