A rare façon de Venise bucket or aspersory late 16th century

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Lot 7
A rare façon de Venise bucket or aspersory
late 16th century

Sold for £ 14,400 (US$ 17,899) inc. premium
A rare façon de Venise bucket or aspersory
late 16th century
Probably Spanish, Catalonia, the straw-tinted cylindrical form with folded rim, applied to the lower half with vertical lattimo threads radiating from the base, below two trailed lattimo bands with two gilt lion masks and two gilt raspberry prunts, applied with two lugs and a wrythen loop carrying-handle, 11cm high by 15cm wide (some scratching to the interior)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Private collection, Palermo. For the style of decoration which combines lattimo threads, gilt prunts and masks on glass of straw tint see the oil lamp illustrated by Jutta-Annette Page, Beyond Venice: Glass in Venetian Style 1500-1750 (2004), p 99, fig 14, attributed to Catalonia, mid to late 16th century or early to mid 17th century
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