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Lot 307
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An Urbino Istoriato two-handled circular cistern, workshop of Orazio Fontana, circa 1565-71

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
Sold
51,650 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • The underside with two red sealing-wax collection marks with the arms of a Cardinal
  • pottery
of gadrooned campana form, the handles with bifurcated fish tail terminals, the exterior painted with an extensive landscape with mountains in the distance, the interior painted with Neptune and tritons riding hippocampi alongside dolphins and attendants, buildings and a mountainous landscape in the background, raised on a spreading circular foot (some repair)

Provenance

Sold Christie's London, 22nd April 2008, lot 15
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