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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 52

    Two Tuscan maiolica polychrome albarelli

    MID 16TH CENTURY, CAFAGGIOLO OR MONTELUPO

    Price Realised  

    Two Tuscan maiolica polychrome albarelli
    MID 16TH CENTURY, CAFAGGIOLO OR MONTELUPO
    The slightly waisted cylindrical body painted in blue, yellow, ochre and green with Palmetta Persiana or floral palmette motifs inspired by Hispano-Moresque examples, one with horizontal hatches and dots, the shoulder with oblique hatches, one with dividing spindly lines and dots, the neck with dots (one with large repaired fragment to the upper part)
    25.3 cm. high (2)


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