George Jones Majolica Cheese Dish & Cover
A George Jones majolica cheese dish and cover. Fourth quarter 19th century. Majolica is earthenware pottery made in 19th century Britain and the USA with molded surfaces and colorful clear lead glazes. 9-1/2" high, 11" deep.
A Fourth quarter 19th century George Jones Majolica Cheese Dish & Cover is a type of decorative serving dish that was popular during the Victorian era in England. The dish is made of majolica, a type of earthenware that is glazed and decorated with bright colors and intricate designs.
The George Jones company was one of the most famous producers of majolica during the 19th century, and their pieces are highly sought after by collectors today. The cheese dish and cover would have been used to serve cheese at a dinner party or special occasion and would have been displayed as a decorative object when not in use.
Fourth quarter 19th century George Jones Majolica Cheese Dish & Covers are now considered valuable pieces of antique tableware and are prized for their intricate designs, bright colors, and historical significance. They are often displayed in collections of Victorian-era decorative arts and can be used to add a touch of elegance and history to formal dining occasions.