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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  

    Estimate

    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.