Rare Francisco Gomes De Avelar Portugal Palissy Ware Majolica Fish Seahorse Dish For Sale
Rare FRANCISCO GOMES DE AVELAR Portugal Palissy Ware Majolica FISH SEAHORSE DISH From an Ithaca, NY estate. Extremely rare piece. Two red fish on a green ocean floor base carry a mottled seashell bowl topped by a delicate and intricate seahorse. Stamped for Francisco Gomes de Avelar. Also with what appears to be a "1" and "A.3" Measures approximately 9.25" (23.495cm) long from fish nose to tip of sea horse. Stands 5.75" (14.605cm) tall from base to top seahorse. Widest measurement of base is approximately 4.25" (10.795 cm.) VG+ condition for age. Tip of the fin of one of the fishes has a chip. Would be a fairly simple restoration. Some faint glaze crazing to dish itself. On base of piece, there are three spots of green paint likely to cover where the piece was originally removed from the kiln. Please see photos for more detail. And please be in touch with any questions you may have.
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On May-25-13 at 08:43:43 PDT, seller added the following information:
Compact weighs a total of 86 grams with mirror inside.
On Jun-14-13 at 04:14:04 PDT, seller added the following information:
*** PLEASE NOTE**** The shipping calculator for this item if inaccurate. Shipping charges for this item will be as follows:USPS Priority (in US): $5.80 + ins USPS Express (in US): $19.95 + ins USPS Priority (worldwide): $19.95 + ins USPS Express (in US): $34.95 + ins
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Rare Francisco Gomes De Avelar Portugal Palissy Ware Majolica Fish Seahorse Dish: $389