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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 45

    A DERUTA ARMORIAL EWER AND BASIN

    CIRCA 1640

    Price Realised  

    A DERUTA ARMORIAL EWER AND BASIN
    CIRCA 1640
    The ewer with a blue fish handle, the front with a coat of arms within an oval cartouche flanked by ochre sheaves of wheat against a ground of blue foliage and flowers with running hares below, the central arms of the basin within a circular cartouche against a similar ground, within lobed rims (ewer with two chips to footrim, bowl with very slight cracks from footrim)
    The ewer 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high; the basin 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) wide (at widest point)


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    Provenance

    Sir Henry d'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Bt., DSO, MC, TD, Somerhill, Kent
    By descent to Lady d'Avigdor-Goldsmid and Mr and Mrs James Teacher, sale Sotheby's 24th June 1981, lot 449.