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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 37

    A MARCHIGIAN OR UMBRIAN CHARGER

    CIRCA 1590-1600, URBINO OR DERUTA

    Price Realised  

    A MARCHIGIAN OR UMBRIAN CHARGER
    CIRCA 1590-1600, URBINO OR DERUTA
    The centre painted with grotteschi including two winged archers, two crows or ravens and other birds and fabulous beasts, the well with a band of blue, yellow and ochre ropetwist ornament between yellow and ochre bands, the border with further grotteschi within a yellow and ochre ropetwist border (rim chip at 10 o'clock and very slight chipping and flaking to glaze, reverse with chip to body)
    16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) diam.


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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 482.