London, South Kensington
14 December 2000
An English majolica bear pitcher
attributed to Joseph Holdcroft, naturalistically modelled seated, the handle formed as a spoon, circa 1875 (some damage and restoration) -- 26cm. high
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Cf. Marilyn G. Karmason and Joan B. Stacke, Majolica A Complete History and Illustrated Survey (1989), p. 107.
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