English Victorian George Jones Majolica Centerpiece, Turquoise Shell
English Victorian George Jones majolica centerpiece modeled as three shells topped by a putto with a mermaid’s tail to the back, topped by a deep shell serving dish, rendered in rich hues of pink, turquoise, rich green and sea-green, the underside with typical tortoiseshell enameled base. Unmarked. Circa 1870. 15 3⁄4” H.
(Restoration to two shells, tail, part of body and wing).