22 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A VENICE SMALL ALBARELLO
CIRCA 1560-80, PROBABLY WORKSHOP OF MAESTRO DOMENICO DA VENEZIA
Of waisted cylindrical form, painted with an oval portrait medallion of a gentleman in profile to the left, the blue ground reserved with scrolling flowers and foliage (two hairline cracks and restored section to upper rim, cracks to front, some overpainting to disguise flaking to body, further glaze flaking and crazing to body, restored section to footrim)
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
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