Wedgwood Majolica Jumbo Cheese Keeper – SOLD


A RARE ANTIQUE WEDGWOOD ARGENTA MAJOLICA “JUMBO” Cheese Dome / Keeper with Base. This piece was part of the late Marilyn Karmason’s collection. You may never see another one! Produced by Wedgwood at the height of Jumbo the Elephant’s popularity.

In Excellent condition save for some light staining typically seen in the white Argenta pieces. The base measures 9 1/4″ in diameter. It is stamped Wedgwood & has the hand painted mold number. It has a pink greek key design to the rim. The dome has a crisply glazed design showing Birds, Palm leaves & Dogwood branches & blossoms. Of course the handle shows Jumbo with his yellow Hoodah, resting atop the dome.

The dome is 7 1/2″ in diameter, the whole piece with the base stands 6 1/2″ high including the finial.. There is staining to the inside of the dome, unseen on the front. The inside also bears the English Registry Lozenge. An amazing piece for the most discerning collector.

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