24 January 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 5,625
A PAIR OF UMBRIAN MAIOLICA WET DRUG-JARS
CIRCA 1600, PERHAPS DERUTA
Each with a balloon-shaped body decorated with foliage and mythical animals on a cream background, with a tapering spout linked to the vase neck by a rope-twist, and a carrying handle, one inscribed 'SY D FVMOSTER', the other inscribed 'SY DI LVPOLI', above a shield with the intials 'GFS'
The tallest jug: 10½ in. (27 cm.) high (2)
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