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European Masterpieces
MAIOLICA PLATE
Renaissance (AD 14 Th - 17 Th cent.

Ex J.W.N. van Achterbergh collection

 

Object :
Nº 186
Medium :
Ceramic
Dimensions :
Diam: 21 cm (8.2″)
Bibliography :
Exposition catalogue, 18 Dec.1971-29 Jan. 1972 ill 53 P. 49 Antwerp Plateel, Tentoonstelling Fries Museum Leeuwarden.

Glazed ceramic plate with hand painted detail in blue and white. Adorned with geometric motifs of concentric bands ending with a formation of 10 petals of a flower. Restoration of chips and small parts missing on the edge.

Maiolica is a glazed ceramic of the Italian Renaissance, traditionally depicting historical or legendary scenes in colour on a white backdrop. The name derives from the island of Mallorca, known for the quality achieved by their Moorish potters who frequently worked in Sicily.


€ 3800.00 - £ 3373.26 - $ 4493.88 - C$ 5709.88

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