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A VENETIAN MAIOLICA BOTTLE VASE
A VENETIAN MAIOLICA BOTTLE VASE
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This lot is offered without reserve. THE PROPERTY OF A LADY, GEORGIA
A VENETIAN MAIOLICA BOTTLE VASE

CIRCA 1570-1580, POSSIBLY THE WORKSHOP OF MAESTRO DOMENICO

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A VENETIAN MAIOLICA BOTTLE VASE
CIRCA 1570-1580, POSSIBLY THE WORKSHOP OF MAESTRO DOMENICO
Painted to one side with a portrait roundel of a mustachioed Turkish man, a turban around his head, the obverse with a woman wearing a blue earring, on a blue-ground with foliate vine
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high
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Lot Essay

For a Venetian drug-pot with similarly painted portrait roundels, see B. Rackham, The Victoria & Albert Museum Catalogue of Italian Maiolica, London, 1977, vol. II, pl. 158, cat. no. 979. Also compare the example sold Christie's, New York, 28 September 2006, lot 184.

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