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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 41

    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA CHARGER

    CIRCA 1600

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    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA CHARGER
    CIRCA 1600
    The central landscape medallion with a goddess and a putto holding a spear, within a cell-pattern roundel, the broad well and narrow border with grotteschi including winged harpies, fabulous creatures, pendant swags, tablets and cameo medallions, within in a rope-twist band rim (crack from rim at 10 o'clock running through centre, small associated loss at rim, minor chipping and flaking to rim)
    18½ in. (47 cm.) diam.


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    A stand for a ewer in the Musée du Petit Palais by a hand close to the present example is illustrated by Catherine Join-Dieterle, Musée du Petit Palais, Catalogue de Ceramiques I (Paris, 1984), pp. 262-3, no. 91.

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