A large Castelli dish decorated with a hunting scene in the center, 18th century
Lot 6
A large Castelli maiolica dish, late 17th century
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,202) inc. premium
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A large Castelli maiolica dish, late 17th century
Painted in the manner of Francesco Grue, with a hunting scene depicting horsemen and hounds pursuing a deer based on engravings by Antonio Tempesta, a town in the distance, within a manganese trefoil border on a yellow ground around the well, the rim painted with a band of scrolling foliage, 42.7cm diam.

Footnotes

  • For another similar plate see: I maestri della maiolica nel musei di Castelli, p.154, cat.no. NP 7.
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