For a discussion of the work of Domenico (or Domenego) da Venezia and a similar jar, see Julia E. Poole, Italian maiolica and incised slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge (Cambridge, 1995), pp. 414-415, no. 445. See also Wendy M. Watson, Italian Renaissance Maiolica from the William A. Clark Collection, pp. 172-3, no. 69. Similar examples were sold in these Rooms on 3rd October 1988, lots 46 and 47, on 6th March 1995, lot 59 and on 6th December 2004, lot 335.