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THOUNE MAJOLIKA
19th Century

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  • Xupes Reference DAMW02
  • Age 19th Century
  • Condition The money box is offered in good original condition without restoration. There is some minor glaze fritting and loss around the ears, money slot and base although this certainly does not detract. A delightful example and a wonderful addition to any serious collection!  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

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

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

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  • Fresh to the market and from an extensive private Swiss Thoune Majolika pottery collection recently consigned to us we are delighted to offer this delightful antique Thoune Majolika pig money money box decorated with floral designs and dating from the latter 19th century. This fine earthenware pig shaped money box stands on a rectangular flat base and is decorated in low relief with floral designs in brightly coloured enamels against a cream coloured ground. The pig has well defined features with painted eyes and snout and has a money slot running along the top of the back. The figure has an incised Thoune mark to the base.

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