16th Century Italian Faenza Majolica Maiolica Albarello Pharmacy Drug Jar For Sale
16TH CENTURY ITALIAN FAENZA MAIOLICA ALBARELLODescription: Up for sale is a rare example of a 16th century Italian, Faenza maiolica pharmacy jar of cylindrical shape. This albarello is fully decorated in shades of green, yellow, ochre and blue and has geometrical panels filled with stylised scrolling foliage. Within a central cartouche one finds a painted bust of presumably Hasdrubal. Date: 16th century, circa 1550. View dating to this high (very large)Condition: I would say that this piece is in a very good condition for it's age. Just to point out, the rim is enclosed in a copper ring. Also, a chip at the bottom of the pharmacy jar has beenreconstructed. Please view images.Notes: View the images to see similarpieces of maiolica that sold in the past at top sale houses. Note the similarities between the pieces and the rarity of such examples. ----- If you require any further info please do get in touch.
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16th Century Italian Faenza Majolica Maiolica Albarello Pharmacy Drug Jar: $4,046