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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 249

    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA TWO-HANDLED JAR

    DATED 1773

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA TWO-HANDLED JAR
    DATED 1773
    Painted in polychrome with a crest of two lions holding a vase aloft, beneath three stars, on a pale blue ground, within a scroll cartouche hung with garlands, above a banner inscribed AQVA DESTILLATA SPERMATIS RANARVM, the reverse initialled A·P· and dated 1773
    17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high


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