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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 47

    A SICILIAN ARMORIAL OVIFORM JAR

    CIRCA 1600-20, PERHAPS BURGIO OR SCIACCA

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    A SICILIAN ARMORIAL OVIFORM JAR
    CIRCA 1600-20, PERHAPS BURGIO OR SCIACCA
    Painted with a coat of arms within a scroll escutcheon below a cherub's mask reserved on a blue ground decorated a trofei, between bands of scrolling leaves and entwined meandering foliage (crack to lower part, rim chips and minor flaking to glaze)
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high


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    A Sicilian albarello in a private collection, Berlin, bearing the same coat of arms and from the same set as the present jar, is illustrated by Tjark Hausmann, Fioritura, Blütezeiten der Majolika Eine Berliner Sammlung (Berlin, 2002), pp. 230-2, no. 92.

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