A large Castelli-style maiolica plaque, late 19th century
Lot 18
A large signed Castelli-style maiolica plaque, late 19th century
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,378) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large signed Castelli-style maiolica plaque, late 19th century
Painted by H. Perrichon, with a scene of Minerva and Mercury arming Perseus after Bartholomeus Spranger, inscribed at the base 'Quid tibi vult Perseus s sibi quid Cilenius s addit Alanon pedibus pear,tegit ense lautus Dia quin hic Pallas s dat munera singuila Quaenam Aegon Quid s ad Gorgonis ora volet.', in its original wooden frame, 65cm x 45cm excluding frame (restored sections at bottom, minor typical crazing)

Footnotes

  • Collectors inventory mark as paper label 2827 at the bottom of the frame, metal plaque Emaille cru grand feu.

    For the etching see Filedt Kok, Jan Piet The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engraving and Woodcuts 1450-1700: The Muller Dynasty Part II., plate 69 iii/iii, (Sound & Vision, Rotterdam 1999).
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