A large pair of Italian maiolica istoriato vases, circa 1860-80
Lot 26*
A large pair of Italian maiolica istoriato vases, circa 1860-80
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,518) inc. premium
Lot Details
A large pair of Italian maiolica istoriato vases, circa 1860-80
Of ovoid form with flared necks and domed feet, applied with winged female figures as handles and mask terminals, painted in 16th-century istoriato style with continuous scenes depicting famous narratives from Roman history, each titled on the foot within an elaborate cartouche against a continuous river landscape, 75cm high (repaired to feet, one with section of neck restuck, some glaze losses and chips) (2)

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  • Provenance
    Bought from Bachrach London in the early 1960s, thence by family descent
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
    Bonhams
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