Sienna style from a 16th century pavement for the Petrucci palace.
Lot 3
A Siena round floor-tile 16th-17th century
£300 - 500
US$ 470 - 780

Lot Details
A Siena round floor-tile
16th-17th century
The central panel painted in black on a yellow ground of a grotesque candelabra with paired dolphins and swans, white border with two blue bands and an ovolo pattern in black, 13.5cm diam (some wear and slight chips)

Footnotes

  • The style of this tile is similar to the tiles from the Petrucci Palace in Siena; see Giacomotti 1974, p. 105, and Rackham 1977, p. 132.
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