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AN ITALIAN CIRCULAR TAZZA

SECOND HALF OF THE 17TH CENTURY, ALMOST CERTAINLY DERUTA

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AN ITALIAN CIRCULAR TAZZA
SECOND HALF OF THE 17TH CENTURY, ALMOST CERTAINLY DERUTA
Painted in shades of ochre and pale-blue, the centre with flowers, foliage and stems sprouting from the border, with birds perched on the stems and with a hound and a hare before buildings below, within a continuous garland between ochre double concentric line borders, on a short shallow domed foot (section of foot broken and restuck with associated losses, large footrim chip)
10 in. (25.5 cm.) diam.
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For similar examples attributed to Deruta, in the Museo Comunale delle Ceramiche, Deruta, see Giulio Busti et al., Deruta, l'art de la céramique Exhibition Catalogue (1987), p. 76, nos. 71 and 72. A similar pattern was also used in Liguria, see Julia Poole, Italian maiolica and incised slipware in the Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge, 1995), p. 478.

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