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Mafra Caldas Palissy
Latter 19th Century

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  • Xupes Reference CEFMTBC14
  • Age Latter 19th Century
  • Condition The plate is offered in good overall condition without restoration. There are the customary chips and minor losses to the undergrowth with some loss to one of the beetles legs and antennae. There are also a few small chips around the foot rim.  View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

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    Very Good

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    Good

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    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • A superb antique Portuguese Palissy style majolica plate decorated with a lizard consuming a snake by Mafra Caldas and dating from the latter 19th century. This earthenware plate is heavily decorated with a thick layer of shredded undergrowth. This has been applied with a beetle, a moth and an emerging lizard which is the process of consuming a snake. The plate is decorated in typical blue, brown, yellow and green glazes with a mottled brown base.

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