A Ligurian faience dish, probably Albisola or Savona, second half 17th century

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Lot 6
A Ligurian faience dish, probably Albisola or Savona, second half 17th century

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,100 - 6,900
A Ligurian faience dish, probably Albisola or Savona, second half 17th century
Painted in blue, the centre with a corcular scene depicting Diana and Actaeon, the rim with four oval panels edged with flowers and scrolls depicting two scenes of scantilly clad figures, standing by a well and with animals, all flanked by flowers and plants, the reverse with a floral border in Chinese Wanli style, 34cm diam. (minor damage)

Footnotes

  • A related blue and white dish, attributed to Savona, and painted with a figure using the same stippled technique as on the figures on the rim of the present lot, was sold by Sotheby's London, 10 October 1978, lot 133. The flower decoration on that dish is closely similar to dishes attributed to Albisola and Savona (see Cecilia Chilosi, Ceramiche della Tradizione Ligure (2011), ills. 70 and 71.
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A Ligurian faience dish, probably Albisola or Savona, second half 17th century
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