A George Jones teapot and cover
modelled as a rooster, its tail forming the handle, its open beak the spout, on shaped oval base moulded with blades of grass, with brown plumage and pink comb and wattle, impressed 10, circa 1876 (chips and rim crack to cover, beak chipped, minute chip to tail) -- 29cm. wide See illustration
Cf. Nicholas Dawes, Majolica (1990), p. 121, fig 212.; also Marilyn G. Karmason & Joan B. Stacke, Majolica A Complete History and Illustrated Survey (1989), p. 93.