Large Majolica Palissy snake,lizard,snail&insects plate - For Sale

Large Majolica Palissy snake,lizard,snail&insects plate
Price: $1500.00
Circa 1890 Large Majolica Palissy wall plate with a snake attacking a lizard, which is retreating into its burrow. Surrounded by creatures: a snail, moth, worm and two beetles on green, mossy ground. Brown reverse with two hanging holes on the foot. Three stilt marks and impressed maker''s mark ''JOSE A. CUNHA PORTUGAL CALDAS RAINHA'' inside the foot. Generally good. No cracks. No hairlines. Chips to the foot. Small flake to moth wing and some flaking to the moss and foot. Restoration of three outer legs of each beetle, snail antennae and antennae of one beetle. Restoration to snake tail. 12.75ins diameter

Decorative Interior
Antique Wall Decor
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