AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ALBARELLO, MONTELUPO, PROBABLY THE 'LO' WORKSHOP OR LORENZO DI PIERO DI LORENZO SARTORI, CIRCA 1500-20
AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ALBARELLO, MONTELUPO, PROBABLY THE 'LO' WORKSHOP OR LORENZO DI PIERO DI LORENZO SARTORI, CIRCA 1500-20
AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ALBARELLO, MONTELUPO, PROBABLY THE 'LO' WORKSHOP OR LORENZO DI PIERO DI LORENZO SARTORI, CIRCA 1500-20
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The Collection of a Noble Lady

AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ALBARELLO, MONTELUPO, PROBABLY THE 'LO' WORKSHOP OR LORENZO DI PIERO DI LORENZO SARTORI, CIRCA 1500-20

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

The Collection of a Noble Lady

AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ALBARELLO, MONTELUPO, PROBABLY THE 'LO' WORKSHOP OR LORENZO DI PIERO DI LORENZO SARTORI, CIRCA 1500-20

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

The Collection of a Noble Lady


AN ITALIAN MAIOLICA ALBARELLO, MONTELUPO, PROBABLY THE 'LO' WORKSHOP OR LORENZO DI PIERO DI LORENZO SARTORI, CIRCA 1500-20


painted in yellow, blue and red with 'Persian palmettes', incised marks to the underside, with metal tag to neck

25cm., 9⅞in. high

Condition Report

In generally good appearance.

There is a chip to the lower part of the waisted body, measuring approximately 2.6cm. wide, and a similar smaller chip to the shoulder. At the lower part of the body there is a short crack which could have occurred during the manufacturing. To the other side there a similar short crack with two short cracks branching off from it.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

RELATED LITERATURE

Galeazzo Cora, Storia della maiolica di Firenze e del contado, Secoli XIV e XV, Vol. I Florence, 1973, Vol. I, pp. 143-44 and Vol. II, tav. 231a.

'Persian palmette', Palmetta persiana, ornament of this type originated from pomegranate motifs in Islamic textiles which were imported into Europe during the Renaissance. Variations of the pattern appear on Tuscan pottery from around the 1480s.

STYLE: European Silver, Gold Boxes and Ceramics
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