Rare Cantagalli Antique Majolica Pottery Lustre Renaissance Ewer Usa For Sale
Cantagalli Italian Majolica Art Pottery
Lustre Renaissance Ewer: ca 1882-1889
With Both Golden and Ruby lustre.
Marked with the well known
and the number 12 (shown).
was a superb artist and an even better businessman.
Not much of him is known before 1878, when he took over
the family factory in Florence and
started to produce highly decorative Italian ceramics in the Renaissance style.
At the time the taste for this kind of
pottery was a very hot trend in the English speaking countries.
The Lustre Tequnique
Ulisse was determined to recreate the subtle finish seen on the lustred
from Valencia, Gubbia, and Deruta, a technique said to have been
perfected by Maestro Georgio Andreoli of Gubbio
at the beginning of the 16th
century. His ability to master the ruby
and golden luster techniques
of Mastro Giorgio Andreoli brought the factory to fame, particularly
Measuring: 11 1/4" tall to top of handle - base measures 3 3/8" across
Condition: Crack to base of handle, not glued or repaired
just a crack (can be felt on the inside and the outside).
Flake to nose of face
at the base of the handle and one to the cherub medallion,
three chips to rim -
two of which are small to medium. Please examine the pictures provided
Easy restorations for an expert on such a *RARE* piece, but still
displays beautifully the way it is.
Payment is required
5 - days of purchase.
We reserve the right
the item after that
Insurance is included
Paypal is preferred,
checks are also
gladly accepted with
a 7-10 day hold time
for bank clearance.
All sales are
considered final, unless
a sizable, obvious
error has been
made in the item
Returns are then
our approval when
the buyer within 3
days of delivery.
When a return is
will refund 100% of
the purchase price
original shipping cost
paid by the buyer.
The item must be
returned to us
in the same condition
as sent, insured
within 14 days of
Return shipping and
is "not refundable".
** We gladly combine
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