• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 158

    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA DOUBLE PORTRAIT JUG

    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA DOUBLE PORTRAIT JUG
    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    Decorated in the late 15th century style with portraits of a young man and woman, quarter-length in profile to the right and left below and inscribed banner, within a panel issuing starbursts
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    St. John and Cicely Hornby Collection no. D176 according to paper label and pen inventory number to base.