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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

    A DERUTA MAIOLICA RECTANGULAR SALT

    FIRST QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A DERUTA MAIOLICA RECTANGULAR SALT
    FIRST QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY
    The rectangular well painted with grotteschi within an ochre-striped yellow band, on arched supports reserved with green and blue panels and divided with similar ochre-striped borders, on a rectangular blue-line base (areas of restoration to rims, some chipping and losses to corners, fritting and some general glaze crazing)
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) x 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.)


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    See J. Giacomotti, Catalogue des majoliques des musées nationaux (Paris, 1974), p. 429, no. 1275 for an almost identical salt.

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