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Victorian Thomas Forester Four Panel Majolica Cheese Dome with Base

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1880s Thomas Forester majolica Stilton cheese dome in the colourful and decorative style of the Victorian era

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W-25 H-25 (cm)

Item Reference:

74640-941-4Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 74640-941-4
Item No. 74640 - Dealer No. 941 - Building No. 4


19th Century majolica Stilton cheese dome made by one of the leading Victorian Staffordshire potteries, Thomas Forester 1877-1893. The dome is segmented into four panels by a pink rope emanating from a green bow to enclose a blue panel set on a yellow ground; each of the opposing panels bears a relief moulded bird sitting upon a blossomed bough; on the other opposing panels showing relief moulded water lilies and bulrushes. The top of the rope edged lid is edged with a relief moulded stylised flowers above which the top is fluted with air holes to allow the stilton to breathe; the dome is finished with a loop handle formed as a green snake. To support the dome is the footed plate base decorated with a relief moulded stylised flower border set between a rope edge reflecting the top of the dome with is a green and brown mottled centre. The dome is a showy piece of Victorian kitchenalia in excellent condition a true survivor celebrating extravagance and indulgence.


Item Reference
Height: 25 cm
Width: 25 cm
1880 - 1901, C19th (Late Victorian)
Country of Origin
Excellent throughout


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