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    Sale 7658

    Italian Ceramic Art 1400-1900

    22 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    TWO CASTELLI SMALL PLATES

    CIRCA 1730-50

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    Estimate

    TWO CASTELLI SMALL PLATES
    CIRCA 1730-50
    The first probably painted by Nicola Cappelletti, with figures before ruined columns in an estuary flanked by trees and mountains in the distance, the second, from the Grue workshop, with two bathers beside a river with a horse and cattle with a water mill in the distance, ochre line rims (the first with two minute rim flakes, the second with slight chipping to rim)
    7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) and 7 in. (17.8 cm.) diam. (2)


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    For the first, see Vincenzo de Pompeis et.al., maioliche di Castelli nella Collezione Acerbo in Loreto Aprutino, Pescara (Pescara, 2001), nos. OA126, OA129 and OA134-141 for a series of related small plates.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY