Ceramic majolica game-pie tureens with animals on the top. George Jones. Starting out as a Minton apprentice, George Jones started his own manufacturing around 1861. He died in 1873 with the firm continuing until the 1950s.

Two handled game-pie tureen with cover and pie-liner, the grass modelled cover with a partridge finial, the tureen frieze modelled in relief with rabbits, ferns, oak leaves, and acorns. ca. 1875. English. Ceramic majolicaware. George Jones, maker. Maker’s marks: impressed crescent mark; indistinct registration lozenge for December, 1873. Image © COPYRIGHT 2021 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7972/drewea1-10253/lot-details/18b37a46-6d3f-42bc-b2a4-adb000f889d1
Two-handle game pie dish with liner. The game-pie dish modeled as a basket weave and featuring a goose, hares, birds, and fish amongst leaves with brown, green, and white being the predominant colors. Late 19th c. English. Ceramic majolicaware. George Jones, maker. Maker’s marks: bears the pattern number “3569”; English diamond registration mark for the date ?? (unreadable). Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2873455/late-19th-century-george-jones-majolica-goose-fish-game-dish
Game-pie dish that features a fox and hunting paraphernalia. Turquoise ground variation with turquoise, green and brown being the predominant colors. Late 19th c. English. Ceramic majolicaware. George Jones, maker. Maker’s marks: bears the pattern number “2262.” Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2904469/late-19th-century-george-jones-fox-game-pie-dish

Majolica pieces all decorated with animals to make your guests have to guess what is for dinner. mid 19th century. English, designed by George Jones who started out working for Minton as a potter’s apprentice in the 1830s but then opened his majolica works in 1862.

Tea tray with monkey handles. Blue with green and white decoration and brown monkeys. ca. 1875-1882. Ceramic. Maker’s marks: Mark specifying that this design was registered by George Jones on June 26, 1875 with the last design for majolica being registered in 1882. Image ©2021DimitriosBastas. Fair use license. via http://etruscanmajolica.blogspot.com/2012/11/majolica-pottery-marks-george-jones.html
Majolica cheese keep in green, ochre, and brown on a white ground, featuring an overlapping leaf border and cow finial. 1880. English. Ceramic. Marked on the base. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/serving-pieces/george-jones-majolica-cow-cheese-dome-stand/id-f_15871102/?gclid=CjwKCAiAjeSABhAPEiwAqfxURQtIQb5pBvWqmvuomyx5KA1Mt8W-5ma8z4GKTrZJeM1U54Sz1-0AjRoCT0UQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
Majolica mackerel tureen and cover, with predominately yellow, green, and gray coloration. The cover featuring a mackerel fish lying on a bed of fern leaves and reeds. ca. 1870. English. Marks: Pattern number “2763” and maker’s marks for the George Jones Pottery. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/platters-serveware/george-jones-majolica-mackerel-tureen-circa-1870/id-f_17728911/

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