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    Sale 5154

    British & Continental Ceramics & Glass

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 558

    A SCILLIAN WAISTED ALBARELLO

    CIRCA 1600-20, PROBABLY SCIACCA

    Price Realised  

    A SCILLIAN WAISTED ALBARELLO
    CIRCA 1600-20, PROBABLY SCIACCA
    Painted in ochre, blue, green and manganese with a haloed saint before the banner SY:DEAGR:DE:CIT within a double scroll ochre cartouche, the reverse painted with trophies within ropetwist and stylised leaf borders
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high


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    Cf. La Maiolica Siciliana (1986, Palermo), pl. 65, for an albarello with similar borders, and pl. 354 for an albarello with similar cartouche.

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