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Brown-Westhead Moore Majolica Butterfly Pitcher, Pewter Lid, Cobalt, c. 1873



T. C. Brown-Westhead Moore & Co. Majolica Butterfly Pitcher, on cobalt blue-glazed simulated wooden staves and brown basketweave, with faux bamboo handles, the interior glazed in lavender, the reverse with British Registry Mark for 19 September 1873, with original pewter lid. In the recently published three-volume MAJOLICA MANIA, Laura Microulis, says of the majolica produced by this firm: "Indeed, T. C. Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. majolica was considered to be of the highest quality and was sold at premium prices through its large showrooms in London, Paris, Hamburg, as well as through a resident agent in New York." (see footnote).* An example of this design is included in the Karmason Library of the Majolica International Society with the designation, RARE. I.D. Number: 9792, KL Number: KL007202P. For 30 years we have been among the world's preeminent specialists in fine antique majolica. *Laura Micoulis, "Majolica by T. C. Brown-Westhead Moore & Co." in Susan Weber, MAJOLICA MANIA: Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850--1915. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2020, Chapter 17, Vol Two, p. 211, full chapter on TCB-W,M & Co. pp. 211-237.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8 in. (20.32 cm)Width: 6 in. (15.24 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
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  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Banner Elk, NC
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RJ421wnetx 1stDibs: LU1302223334042

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