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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 24

    A VENICE ALBARELLO AND A WOOD COVER

    CIRCA 1560-80, WORKSHOP OF MAESTRO DOMENICO DA VENEZIA

    Price Realised  

    A VENICE ALBARELLO AND A WOOD COVER
    CIRCA 1560-80, WORKSHOP OF MAESTRO DOMENICO DA VENEZIA
    Of cylindrical form with a waisted foot and neck, painted with a yellow and ochre oval medallion enclosing a bearded Saint holding a crucifix, reserved against a blue ground with sgraffito white scrolls and flowering foliage between blue line and yellow band borders, on a turned ebonised wood base, with a similar domed turned wood cover (some chipping to footrim, very minor chipping to upper rim, cover with section lacking and crack to finial)
    The albarello and foot 6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high; 9 15/16 in. (25.3 cm.) high overall including cover


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    Provenance

    Stodel Collection, according to the papel labels attached to the wood base and cover (the labels inscribed 'May 57 Venetië'; the cover applied with a further printed label 'Grande Remise DELPIANO AINÉ')


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY