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A GEORGE JONES MAJOLICA DARK-BLUE-GROUND JARDINIÈRE of shaped-oval bombé form, the sides moulded in relief with a continuous frieze of half-length figures of tritons and sea-nymphs emerging from choppy waves, each side with one triton blowing the horn flanked by two sea-beasts, one ridden by a cherub holding yellow reins, by a nymph supported on a sea-beast and by two nymphs embracing, the interior glazed in turquoise and with a yellow rim, circa 1880

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A GEORGE JONES MAJOLICA DARK-BLUE-GROUND JARDINIÈRE of shaped-oval bombé form, the sides moulded in relief with a continuous frieze of half-length figures of tritons and sea-nymphs emerging from choppy waves, each side with one triton blowing the horn flanked by two sea-beasts, one ridden by a cherub holding yellow reins, by a nymph supported on a sea-beast and by two nymphs embracing, the interior glazed in turquoise and with a yellow rim, circa 1880
23in. (58.5cm.) wide

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Cf. a similar example sold in these Rooms, 25 September 1991, lot 264

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