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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    A VENICE CIRCULAR DISH

    CIRCA 1560-70, WORKSHOP OF MAESTRO DOMENICO DA VENEZIA

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    A VENICE CIRCULAR DISH
    CIRCA 1560-70, WORKSHOP OF MAESTRO DOMENICO DA VENEZIA
    Of shallow form with an everted rim, painted with a herdsman driving a pair of oxen in a mountainous river landscape with trees and rocks in the foreground and buildings in the middle distance, within a double blue line border and yellow band rim, the reverse with concentric blue, ochre and yellow bands (majority of rim chipped and restored, replacment sections chipped, short branching crack from rim at 9 o'clock, minor hairline glaze cracks to obverse above figure)
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) diam.


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    The reverse with armorial red sealing-wax collection mark (see the detail illustrated at the end of the catalogue).

    For a large group of Venice plates and dishes attributed to the workshop of Maestro Domenico da Venezia, see Johanna Lessmann, Italienische Majolika Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Brunswick, Catalogue (Brunswick, 1979), pp. 409-481.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY