A Castelli maiolica vase, circa 1730-50

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Lot 4
A Castelli maiolica vase, circa 1730-50

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,800
A Castelli maiolica vase, circa 1730-50
Finely painted with a continuous scene depicting the Adoration of the Magi, below a yellow-ground band to the rim with putti supporting flower swags, the bulbous lower body with cartouches enclosed by flowers and flanked by putti, the flared foot with two putti amidst foliage, mounted on a stepped, gilt-metal foot, 28cm high (rim of foot replaced, lacking cover)

Footnotes

  • A comparable pair of vases and covers from the Fountaine Collection depicting the Destruction of Pharaoh's host in the Red Sea, and the Adoration of the Magi, was sold in these Rooms, 23 May 2012, lot 50.
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A Castelli maiolica vase, circa 1730-50
A Castelli maiolica vase, circa 1730-50
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