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A PORTUGUESE PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR DISH
A PORTUGUESE PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR DISH

IMPRESSED CROWNED MARK FOR M.(ANUEL) MAFRA CUNHA, CALDAS, CIRCA 1890

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A PORTUGUESE PALISSY STYLE TROMPE L'OEIL CIRCULAR DISH IMPRESSED CROWNED MARK FOR M.(ANUEL) MAFRA CUNHA, CALDAS, CIRCA 1890 Moulded and applied with three fish and an eel on a bed of foliage, the border with a frog, a butterfly, shells and beetle 12½ in. (31.6 cm.) diameter

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See Katz, Portuguese, p. 31, fig. 8 for a similar example Courtesy of Cara Antiques, Newtown, Pennsylvania and p. 47, fig. 43 for an example from the Collection of Marty Frenkel and Barbara Barbara, Los Angeles, California.

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