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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    A PALERMO OVIFORM JAR

    CIRCA 1600-10, POSSIBLY MAESTRO CONO LAZZARO

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    A PALERMO OVIFORM JAR
    CIRCA 1600-10, POSSIBLY MAESTRO CONO LAZZARO
    Painted with St. Mark, seated at a plinth with a book open before him, a lion at his side, within a gadrooned cartouche on a blue ground with sgraffito ornament, decorated a trofei, between bands of scrolling leaves, the tapering neck with foliage, the lower part with a band of stiff leaves above a band of vitruvian scrolls (minor chipping to rim and footrim, minor crack to footrim, minor glaze blemishes)
    14 in. (35.6 cm.) high


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    See Antonio Ragona, La maiolica siciliana (Palermo, 1986), p. 73, pls. 34 and 35 for a related jar dated 1607.

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