polychrome maiolica albarello 16th century

Polychrome maiolica albarello 16th century.



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A rare 16th Century maiolica dry drug jar, of elongated waisted cylindrical form, painted with scrolls, instruments and flowers on a blue background, the central cartouche inscribed 'C.D.ROSE'
These drug jars were subject to hard use, so as usual, there are chips on the rim and foot, also there are small areas where the glaze has been lost.
HEIGHT: 9 inches.
PROVENANCE: Berkshire private collection.
Internal Ref: 9132


Height = 22 cm (9")
Width = 12 cm (5")
Depth = 12 cm (5")

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