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Footed jar of tin-glazed earthenware with four drinking spouts, the body decorated with floral and leaf designs derived from Valencian lustred wares of the 14-15thC, using deep red lustre and cobalt blue. The red has run in places. The jar has a strap handle with raised knop attached to a flaring neck. Flanking one of the spouts, within a wreath, the arms of Soderini of Florence on the left, and an unidentified family on the right. Marked.
- Production date
- 1895-1900 (circa)
Height: 32.40 centimetres
Width: 11.50 centimetres (foot)
- Curator's comments
- Based on a Valencian piece of identical form, 1852,6-30,1, which has arms perhaps for Gentili of Florence. The arms on the left of this piece are taken from another Valencian piece, Godman 592. See also Cantagalli bowl 1996,7-3,1.
See Conti & Cefariello Grosso, for the workshop catalogue of 1895 in which this is number 18, labelled "Ispano Arabo".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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