AN HISPANO-MORESQUE COPPER-LUSTRE ARMORIAL DISH
AN HISPANO-MORESQUE COPPER-LUSTRE ARMORIAL DISH

CIRCA 1480-1500, PROBABLY MANISES

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AN HISPANO-MORESQUE COPPER-LUSTRE ARMORIAL DISH
CIRCA 1480-1500, PROBABLY MANISES
Painted with a coat-of-arms of a lion rampant within concentric borders of dot-and-stalk, thistle and wheel-pattern, the reverse with a flowerhead within concentric circles and foliage, the border pierced with two holes, cracked across and riveted, chipping to rim
18 in. (45.7 cm.) diameter
Provenance
St. John Hornby.
Acquired from Alfred Spero, London, 3 February 1961.

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Lot Essay

A similar but more elaborate coat-of-arms with a border of crucifix reserved against a Bishop's crook and stole, attributed to Joan Payo Coello, Abbot of Poblet is discussed in Alice Wilson Frothingham, Lustreware of Spain, New York, 1951, p. 149, fig. 110.

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