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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    A SOUTH ITALIAN LARGE ALBARELLO

    CIRCA 1720-50, NAPLES OR CASTELLI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH ITALIAN LARGE ALBARELLO
    CIRCA 1720-50, NAPLES OR CASTELLI
    Of broad slightly waisted cylindrical form, the front painted with Moses with the Ten Commandment Tablets, within an ochre and blue band rectangular border, named below for SYR: D: AVG · SVESS: (star-crack to base extending to lower-part of body at back, associated restoration, restoration to rims and re-touching to blue enamel on named panel)
    9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) high


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    An example of similar form and type is illustrated by Rudolf Drey, Apothecary Jars (London, 1978), p. 79, pl. 35D.

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    Provenance

    Sir Henry d'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Bt., DSO, MC, TD, Somerhill, Kent
    By descent to Lady d'Avigdor-Goldsmid and Mr and Mrs James Teacher, sale Sotheby's 24th June 1981, lot 432.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN