Antique French majolica figural cat pitcher playing mandolin, circa 1890.
Dressed for the performance. Bow tie and tails, crisp white shirt and dark trousers.
Très chic! This amusing figural Majolica pitcher was made by Orchies, France, named after the town of Orchies. They produced a variety of Majolica animal mouth pouring pitchers at the turn of the 19th century. The pitcher on offer here is in great condition. This pussy cat has bright green eyes.
Height: 23,5 cm
Width: 9,5 cm Diameter: 20 cm
Materials and Techniques: Majolica ceramic
Provenance: Orchies, France
Period: Late 19th century
Date of Manufacture: circa 1890
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use.
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