17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE AND GILT 'JUNO' DISH
Juno seated in her chariot holding the reins of her peacocks in one hand and her sceptre in the crook of the other arms, the billowing clouds forming a halo around her, within iron-red and gilt spearheads in the well and gilt linked leaf-scrolls forming cartouches at the border, rim hairline
14 in. (35.5 cm.) diam.
Purchased Christie's New York, 24 January 1997, lot 115.
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