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FS42: Two Day Fine Art Sale

An Italian Maiolica Istoriato Footed Dish

Auction Lot FS42/562

An Italian maiolica istoriato footed dish painted with Picus on horseback persuing a boar and the sorceress Circe gathering herbs, both in the foreground of an extensive wooded lake landscape with distant buildings, yellow band borders to the rim and footrim, the reverse inscribed in blue, probably Urbino, circa 1560/70, 26.5cm diameter [crack from rim to centre, minor chips].

An Italian Maiolica Istoriato Footed Dish (FS42/562) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 16th April 2019 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

An Italian maiolica istoriato footed dish painted with Picus on horseback persuing a boar and the sorceress Circe gathering herbs, both in the foreground of an extensive wooded lake landscape with distant buildings, yellow band borders to the rim and footrim, the reverse inscribed in blue, probably Urbino, circa 1560/70, 26.5cm diameter [crack from rim to centre, minor chips].

Notes

In Roman mythology, Circe turned Picus into a woodpecker after he spurned her advances.

Price Realised

£5,000

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Sale Information

FS42: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 16th April 2019
Wednesday, 17th April 2019

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 17th April 2019 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glassware section of the sale.

Contact

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

Telephone: +44 (01392) 413100

Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

Please note that we are unable to provide a wrapping, packing and despatch service ourselves, but we have negotiated preferential rates with Mailbox Etc.

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