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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 124

    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA FLASK

    LATE 17TH CENTURY OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA FLASK
    LATE 17TH CENTURY OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    In the form of a fish, washed in a yellow ochre glaze over blue scales, the mouth with an aperture (chipping to mouth, slight chipping and flaking to fins and tail)
    10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sir Henry d'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Bt., DSO, MC, TD, Somerhill, Kent
    By descent to Lady d'Avigdor-Goldsmid and Mr and Mrs James Teacher, sale Sotheby's 24th June 1981, lot 436.