• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

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

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 9

    A SCILIAN MAIOLICA OVIFORM DRUG-JAR

    17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SCIACCA OR BURGIO

    Price Realised  

    A SCILIAN MAIOLICA OVIFORM DRUG-JAR
    17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SCIACCA OR BURGIO
    Painted with a Saint within an ochre medallion issuing radiating manganese scrolls reserved against a martial trophy including shields, a drum, a mask and a helmet, the waisted foot and tall neck with bands of foliage between ochre and green band rims (footrim cracked and restored, slight chipping to upper rim, slight glaze chipping)
    12½ in. (26.6 cm.) high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.