AN HISPANO-MORESQUE LUSTRE ARMORIAL GADROONED DISH
AN HISPANO-MORESQUE LUSTRE ARMORIAL GADROONED DISH

CIRCA 1500, VALENCIA, PROBABLY MANISES, INSCRIBED TO THE UNDERSIDE

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AN HISPANO-MORESQUE LUSTRE ARMORIAL GADROONED DISH
CIRCA 1500, VALENCIA, PROBABLY MANISES, INSCRIBED TO THE UNDERSIDE
Decorated in gold lustre with a coat-of-arms of a lion rampant in a shield-shaped cartouche, within bands of dot-and-stalk, net-pattern, thistle and wheel-pattern, the moulded broad rim with further patterned gadroons, the underside painted with a rosette and inscribed to the edge and with a further inscription just above the footrim on bands of ferns, the border pierced with two holes, minor restoration and faint crack to rim
18½ in. (47 cm.) diameter
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Christie's London, 4 December 1962, lot 50.

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Lot Essay

An example in the Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum with similar coat-of-arms and decoration is discussed in Albert van de Put, Hispano-Moresque Ware of the Fifteenth Century, Suplementary Studies and Some Later Examples, London, 1911, fig. 22.

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