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    Sale 7731

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

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 41

    A TALAVERA MAIOLICA TWO-HANDLED OVIFORM VASE

    CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A TALAVERA MAIOLICA TWO-HANDLED OVIFORM VASE
    CIRCA 1700
    Painted in a typical palette with mytholigical scenes of warriors in chariots, the strap handles pierced and moulded with herms issuing from foliate terminals (restoration to handles, neck ground down and restored, small filled hole to lower part, scattered chipping and restoration)
    19 7/8 in. (55 cm.) high


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    See Natcha Seseña et al., Las Lozas de Talavera y Puente Exhibition Catalogue (Madrid, 1989), cat. no. 43 for a vase of similar form and colouring.

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