Ca. 90 S.; viele Illustr. (vorw. farbig); 27,5 cm. Originalleinen mit farb. illustr. Schutzumschlag.


Gutes Ex.; geringe Gebrauchsspuren. - Englisch. - Majolika (manchmal auch Maiolica; nach der altitalienischen Bezeichnung für Mallorca) bezeichnet im engeren (kunstwissenschaftlichen) Sprachgebrauch vor allem die farbig bemalte zinnglasierte italienische Keramik des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts, im weiteren Sinne auch andere Arten farbig glasierter Tonware. // ... 11 AN ARMORIAL SHALLOW DISH - DERUTA, 1ST QUARTER OF THE l6TH CENTURY - Painted a candelieri in strong blues, greens, yellow and ochre reserved on a blue ground with two amorini riding on the backs of dolphins and supporting the coat-of-arms surmounted by a winged cherub head, a basket of fruit and inverted cornucopiae above, the underside with concentric bands of varying thickness, inscribed in red with Sackler number 82.8.13 (restored chip at 5 o'clock and 2 o'clock, rim repainted, test drill holes in foot rim filled)-8 5/8 in. (20.7cm.) diam. - PROVENANCE - Fernand Adda; Rheims et Laurent, Paris, December 1-3, 1965, lot 498 Dr. and Mrs. Max Wolf, New York With Cyril Humphris, London // 12 A LUSTRED ARMORIAL PIATTO DA POMPA - DERUTA, CIRCA I52O - Lustred in blue and gold on a cream ground, the well with a Greek Sphinx with bared breasts supporting a stemma within a scale-pattern frame, the upwardly-sloping rim with bands of scale-pattern alternating with a foliate scroll motif flanked by a band of stylized flowers, the underside undecorated, inscribed in red with Sackler number 82.3.10 (minor glaze wear, test drill holes in foot rim filled)-16 5/8 in. (42.2cm.) diam. - PROVENANCE - Dr. Alfred Pringsheim, Munich; Sotheby's London, July 19-20, 1939. lot 222 (£60 to Buckmaster) With Cyril Humphris, London - (u.v.v.a.)