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A rare small Orvieto or Teruel mortar
A rare small Orvieto or Teruel mortar

15TH CENTURY

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A rare small Orvieto or Teruel mortar
15th Century
(Vijzel) the flaring body decorated in manganese-red and green with geometrical motifs and applied with three loops, on a high partly-glazed tapering foot
14.9 cm. (5 7/8 in.) high
Provenance
Collection the late Hans Muller, Leiden

Lot Essay

Cf. P. Swimberge, Schatten uit Brugse apothekerspotten (Brugge 1998), p. 18, ill. M1, the author ascribes this mortar to Teruel Hispano-Moresque maiolica.

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