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738

Italian, Murano, early 16th century

dish

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation

Italian, Murano, early 16th century

Italian, Murano, early 16th century

dish

dish

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 USD

Lot sold:

8,190

USD

Italian, Murano, early 16th century

dish


gilt painted glass

diameter 9 1/4 in.; 23.5cm.

Standard surface abrasions. Two chips to central border on the reverse (which does not affect the stability of the piece). Minor losses and wear to polychromy. Otherwise in lovely condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Caviglia, Lugano;
From whom acquired 1997
The same decoration appears on a piece from the F. Biemann collection in Zurich (see Mille anni di arte del vetro a Venezia, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Ducale, Venice 1982, no. 85).