Minton (Stoke-on-Trent, England) Material: Pottery, Majolica Ware, Passion Flower pattern Year: April, 1865 Size: Height - 14”
Jardinieres with Matching Underplate
- 2014.05.78 EL The Mr. & Mrs. Franck H. Kaiser, Sr. Collection Majolica was introduced by Minton into the English marketplace in the 1850’s. This new ware was successfully exhibited in 1851 at the Crystal Palace Exhibition. Quickly gaining great popularity, a large number of factories in England and America began production of this colorful ware. Majolica was intended to reproduce early Continental tin-glazed earthenware.