George Jones Reproduction Majolica Cheese Bell with under-plate. Beautiful basket weave pattern with a light blue covered in flowers. George was born in 1823, and opened his first shop in 1863. George Quickly took the Majolica scene by storm as his pieces are coveted as some of the very best. His Cheese bell quickly became a staple that today is still highly sought after. Here we have a vintage reproduction of one of his pieces.