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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 63

    A PAVIA PLATE

    CIRCA 1700, MANGANESE AF MONOGRAM BELOW A CROWN, MALTESE CROSS AND CROSSED PALMS

    Price Realised  

    A PAVIA PLATE
    CIRCA 1700, MANGANESE AF MONOGRAM BELOW A CROWN, MALTESE CROSS AND CROSSED PALMS
    Painted with a figure standing beside blocks of stone below a monumental stone arch with buildings in the mountainous landscape beyond, within a manganese band rim, the reverse with manganese foliate motifs (restored section, branching crack and extensive glaze loss to rim)
    10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) diam.


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    A plate decorated with a monumental stone arch is illustrated by Elena Pelizzoni, Marica Forni and Sergio Nepoti, La Maiolica di Pavia tra Seicento e Settecento Castello Sforzesco, Milan, Catalogue (Milan, 1997), p. 227.

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    Provenance

    Anon., sale Sotheby's, London, 23rd June 1992, lot 95.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY