Reduced: Antique MAJOLICA ETRUSCAN COMPOTE C 1800s Green Maple Leaves Pink Bk Ground Tree Trunk Green, Yellow Leaves Exc Condition

$165.00


This is ANOTHER classic GRIFFIN SMITH, and HILL pattern!

Antique MAJOLICA ETRUSCAN Maple Leaf COMPOTE Ca 1800s

This beautiful MAJOLICA ETRUSCAN MAPLE LEAF COMPOTE

measures slightly over 9” in diameter and is about 5 5/8” tall. It has

beautiful green maple leaves on a lovely pink background.

The base is the trunk of the tree covered with green and yellow

maple leaves. There is a very small very old chip on the base

which you can see in the photo otherwise condition is excellent.

'ETRUSCAN - Maple Leaf'- Note that the leaves are all edged in yellow.

Majolica is earthenware and was not expensive when it was made.

It is a brightly colored, tin-glazed earthenware that became popular in

Britain in the 1850s. By the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in

1876, the craze had spread to the U. S.

GRIFFIN, SMITH and HILL WERE one of the primary American makers of

majolica and is the most sought after in this country. The company

closed in 1893 due to a combination of fire and changing consumer tastes.

The GSH monogram without the encircling phrase “Etruscan Majolica”

is considered to be the earliest mark and is always used inside the

pedestal on footed pieces, butter pats, etc.

Please view all the pictures and send an email if you have any

questions. Photographs are part of the description.

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