22 April 2008
AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA FLASK
LATE 17TH CENTURY OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY
In the form of a fish, washed in a yellow ochre glaze over blue scales, the mouth with an aperture (chipping to mouth, slight chipping and flaking to fins and tail)
10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm.) long
Sir Henry d'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Bt., DSO, MC, TD, Somerhill, Kent
By descent to Lady d'Avigdor-Goldsmid and Mr and Mrs James Teacher, sale Sotheby's 24th June 1981, lot 436.
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