9 November 2006
AN ITALIAN SLIPWARE TWO-HANDLED STORAGE JAR
PROBABLY FIRST QUARTER OF THE 16TH CENTURY, BOLOGNA OR FLORENCE
Of swelling form applied with strap handles, overlaid with a cream-coloured slip incised and carved to reveal bands of foliage above simulated gadrooning, the strap handles with waved pattern and line ornament; chipping to rims, one handle and small adjacent area with restoration
10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) high
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For a jar of related form and ornament, see Tjar Hausmann, Majolika, Spanische und Italienische Keramik vom 14. bis zum 18. Jahrhundert, Berlin, 1972, pp. 55-57, no. 38.
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