5 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
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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