In different periods of time and in different countries the word majolica has been used for two distinct types of pottery. Firstly , from midth century onwards there was maiolica , a type of pottery reaching Italy from Spain, Majorca  and beyond. This was made by a tin-glaze process dip, dry, paint, fire , resulting in an opaque white glazed surface decorated with brush-painting in metal oxide enamel colour s. During the 17th century, the English added the letter j to their alphabet . Maiolica was commonly anglicized to majolica thereafter. Secondly , there is the Victorian mid to late 19th century type of pottery also known as majolica made by a more simple process paint, fire whereby coloured lead glazes were applied direct to an unfired clay mould, typically relief-moulded, resulting in brightly coloured, hard-wearing, inexpensive wares both useful and decorative, typically in naturalistic style. This type of majolica was introduced to the public at the Great Exhibition in London, later widely copied and mass-produced. The Notes in this article append tin-glazed to the word meaning “opaque white tin-glaze, painted in enamels”, and coloured glazes to the word meaning “coloured lead glazes, applied direct to the biscuit”. Leon Arnoux, the artistic and technical director of Mintons , wrote in “We understand by majolica a pottery formed of a calcareous clay gently fired , and covered with an opaque enamel composed of sand, lead, and tin
These items are not for sale and the descriptions, images and prices are for reference purposes only. You can reduce the number of items displayed by entering a keyword that must be included in the description of the item. A Sarreguemines Majolica jug , early 20th century, the large moulded jug in the form of the corn cob in bright emerald green and yellow colours and having a vegetal handle; impressed marks, backstamps underside with pattern numbers, height 19 cm.
Height 21 cm length 42 cm….
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Vintage Bavaria white ironstone soup server, or tureen. Made in East Germany, or Bavaria, in the s or s. Scalloped, round form, edged with little relief “pearls”. Stamped with “Rosenthal”, the model and “Bavaria E” on the underside. A lovely addition to your collection of vintage tableware. Good vintage condition. See the rest of our antique porcelain collection here….
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Until recently, there were really very few high quality majolica reproductions on the market. The majolica reproductions that were of reasonably good quality were usually sold through museums and generally well marked to avoid any confusion with old originals. By the mids more reproduction manufacturers were making majolica with improved quality and making more new pieces which are direct copies of old originals. The origin of new majolica is about evenly split between the United States and overseas.
The most accurate majolica reproductions are probably from a company in Tennessee; whereas the country that makes the most reproductions is probably Italy. There were 25 pieces of new majolica purchased for this article. And while there are bound to be exceptions which we note later here are some general guidelines to separate new from old. Handles on new majolica–pitchers, creamers, urns, etc.
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Production started in when Nicolas-Henri Jacobi together with two other partners set up the first factory despite the unfavourable economic climate. Jacobi then bought an oil mill by the river and transformed it into a stone-grinding mill. In , Jacobi took over the molds and left-over material from the facility in Ottweiler a. Still, the difficulties in obtaining supplies of raw materials as well as the hostility and suspicion of local inhabitants remained.
Until recently, there were really very few high quality majolica reproductions on the market. By the mids more reproduction manufacturers were making majolica Victorian Sarreguemines Majolica Face Jug Pitcher Character Pottery c s Stunning Joseph Holdcroft Majolica Fish Pitcher, dated June 7,
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Contact Us. Sarreguemines Majolica preserve pot and cover which features cherries and leaves. Colouration: puce, green, cream, are predominant. The piece bears maker’s marks for the Sarreguemines pottery. Bears a pattern number, ”.
This is a pair of lovely antique French green leaf plates from the famous Sarreguemines pottery and dating to circa These are very pretty plates in green.
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Antique 19th Century Cooper Lustre Jug. Antique Sarreguemines Monkey Jug. In the trademark honey glaze majolica with darker accents around the head. It stands about 8. It is in good order, bar a little shallow chip to the back of the jug see photograph 5 and a tiny nick to the glaze on the base rim – nothing horrid, and only noticeable if you examine the piece closely. We have adjusted the price to reflect this tiny imperfection, but as the jug is well over years old, it really is remarkably good