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Lot 1060George Jones Majolica Butterfly and Orchid Dressing Table Oval Tray
Circa 1874
Impressed GJ monogram mark, B6 and 6 raised registry diamond (18-U-A-8) for 18 December 1874, black painted x
Naturalistically molded with two outstretched swallowtail butterflies and flowering white orchids. Length 11 inches.

Part of an eight-piece dressing table set.

Susan Weber et al., Majolica Mania: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850-1915, fig. 18.11.

Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989, p. 99. Robert E. Cluett, George Jones Ceramics 1861-1951, p. 58, fig. 91.

C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection

Sold for $4,095
Estimate $1,500-2,000

overall very good condition; light wear to the high points, mainly to one stem; some light crazing; blacklighted

See also lot 1027 (George Jones Butterfly Beauty-Patch/Powder Box and Cover) and lot 1028 (George Jones Butterfly Pomade/Cosmetic Box and Cover), which complement the present lot

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