Ancient Ceramics

Bertolami Fine Arts
Piazza Lovatelli 1
00186 Rom
Italy
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Date of the auction: 10.09.2019

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Two Bowls Two bowls with flat brim, wall with fairing, disc-shaped base with stacco a cordicella. Archaic majolica painted with brown signs in the rim, white inside and cavetti with phytomorphic decoration in green-brown two-tone between the trellises. On the outside there is a very particular

Lot #: 1

Opening: €180

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Two Bowls Two bowls with flat brim, wall with fairing, disc-shaped base with stacco a cordicella. Archaic majolica painted in green-brown two-tone with various interlacements in the rim, white inside and cavetti with phytomorphic decoration between trellises. In the external parts, various

Lot #: 2

Opening: €150

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Bowl Archaic majolica bowl, with narrow brim, high vertical wall, disc-shaped base with stacco a cordicella. Decoration: manganese interlaced brim; white inside; cavetto with beautiful abstract phytomorphic decoration in copper green and manganese brown. Ø cm. 12,5; h. cm.5,5. Cond: glue and some

Lot #: 3

Opening: €200

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Little Basin Two hands basin in archaic majolica, with tight brim and wide converging cavetto. Decoration in green and brown manganese with large floral corolla. On the base of the support there is an evident stacco a cordicella. Ømx. cm. 22; h. cm. 7. Cond: restorations with small additions. Latium

Lot #: 4

Opening: €500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Centerpiece Converging wall centrepiece on a high disc-shaped base with stacco a cordicella. Archaic majolica painted with heart-shaped leaves framing the small cavetto with rhombus decoration in which perhaps the right side forms a "D". Interesting for its unusual shape and delicate decoration. Ø

Lot #: 5

Opening: €400

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Jug Three-lobed mouth mug with stick handle, high neck and lowered belly without carinate; flat base. Archaic majolica with braided decoration in the neck and in the phytomorphic body in copper green and manganese brown with grid parts. H. cm. 13.5. Cond: discreet; some gluing with minimum

Lot #: 6

Opening: €300

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Plate Plate with convergent brim, carinated cavetto, disc-shaped base. Archaic majolica painted in green-brown two-tone with recurrent leaf decoration on the brim; on cavetto Brettoni coat of arms then Gatti in a square within a grid. Ø cm. 18; h. cm.4. Cond.: restored. Umbria, Orvieto, 14th century

Lot #: 7

Opening: €350

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Two Bowls Two carinated bowls with ring handles. Archaic majolica with decoration in copper green and brown manganese. Ø cm. 9,5 and cm.10; h. cm. 4,5. Cond: gluing and a small integration. Latium area, 14th century

Lot #: 8

Opening: €150

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Two mugs Two mugs with ribbon handle and trilobed mouth on high neck. Archaic majolica with decoration in copper green and brown manganese: A- vertical bands with geometrical decoration; B- tri-lobed flower band between vertical registers. H cm. 19 and 17 cm. Cond: some flaws in the upper part Lazio

Lot #: 9

Opening: €250

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Two bowls, a cup, a vase Two bowls in archaic majolica in copper green and manganese brown: A- large branch with leaves within circles; B- 4 sectors with trilobed leaf. A- Ø m. 16,5; h. cm. 6,5. B- Ø m. 12; h. cm. 6,7. Vertical wall cup on ring-shaped base; blue majolica with "monticelli" decoration

Lot #: 10

Opening: €300

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Albarello Cylindrical body, high neck with flat extroverted mouth. Majolica painted in "zaffera a rilievo": in the upper and lower body wide bands with "big drops"; in the middle large register with "Lily" in the middle; around various decorations with oak foliage, large daisy and fantasy floral

Lot #: 11

Opening: €1,000

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Cup Large cup with enlarged rim and small hollow support. Majolica painted in red lustre in the shape of a female figure with a hat at the top, a small dress in the shape of a bell, with long sleeves; with her right hand she holds a carnation flower; around her are floral motifs and branches in

Lot #: 12

Opening: €2,500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Plate Soup plate, with narrow brim and wide cavetto; small rim base. Majolica painted in golden lustre with balls in concentric circles from the brim to the centre, blue and red ovals in brim. Large blue buggy with four wheels, each wheel with eight rays ending in flower or oval leaf. Front

Lot #: 13

Opening: €1,500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Plate Large plate with wide brim, hollow base. Majolica decorated with golden lustre; brim with stylized naturalistic motifs, cavetto with spiral register and the central decoration is not visible due to scraping. Front with concentric circles. Ø cm. 37; h. cm. 6. Cond. ancient restoration with iron

Lot #: 14

Opening: €1,000

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Plate Plate with narrow brim and wide cavetto, in polychrome majolica, decorated with mounds in the brim and stylized palmettes around a spiral. H. cm.6; Ø cm. 19,2. Cond: crack from the edge to the centre. Bibl.: C. Leonardi "La ceramica rinascimentale metaurense". Exhibition Catalogue, Urbania

Lot #: 15

Opening: €500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Albarello Tapered cylindrical albarello with fairing and almost flat shoulder, short neck and slightly extroverted mouth. Majolica painted in "sapphire" blue, yellow, and green. Decoration: wide central wraparound band with leaves arranged horizontally, within lines; at the bottom geometric bands

Lot #: 16

Opening: €3,000

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Soup plate Soup Plate with a narrow outstretched brim, straight and hollow, with decoration to chase each other and spiral in the center. H. cm. 6; Ø cm. 20,2. Cond: intact. Bibl.: C. Leonardi, "La ceramica rinascimentale metaurense". Exhibition Catalogue, Urbania, Palazzo Ducale, July-October 1982

Lot #: 17

Opening: €500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Mug Rebuilt mug from fragments with additional pieces. Majolica painted in polychromy with "Coat of Arms of Oak within a Robbia garland. H. (reconstructed) 14.5. Cond: reconstructed from large fragments. Urbino, 16th century, last decades

Lot #: 18

Opening: €300

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Plate Soup plate with wide everted brim trough with ingiro and wide low cable; sunken support Painted majolica in polychrome; blue tesa painted with small graffito incisions showing the white of the background majolica and sub-painted in to “trophies” of musical genre bianchetto motive; on the right

Lot #: 19

Opening: €1,800

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Crespina Crespina with baccellato decoration. Compendiary majolica with garland and at the center "Saint martyr". Ø cm. 24; h. cm.6. Cond: split adjusted in ancient times with iron grappas. Bibl.: C. Leonardi, "La ceramica rinascimentale metaurense", Exhibition Catalogue, Urbania, Palazzo Ducale

Lot #: 20

Opening: €500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Pair of alzate Wide cups on narrow neck and wide support. Blue ground majolica, "berettino" with blue phytomorphic decoration. Ø cm. 21,7; h. cm. 9. Cond: very good. Bibl.: C. Leonardi, " La ceramica rinascimentale metaurense. Exhibition Catalogue, Urbania, Palazzo Ducale, July-October 1982, Urbania

Lot #: 21

Opening: €2,000

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Saucer Saucer with brim and wide cavetto. Berettina majolica with sprig decoration with blue flower; on the reverse side there is a heart graffito; it is comparable with the production of Casteldurante. Ø cm. 11,2; some small deficiencies in the edge. Bibl.: C. Leonardi, " La ceramica rinascimentale

Lot #: 22

Opening: €200

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Bowl Bowl with the coat of arms of the Oak with sides .V.I [sixth duke of Urbino], commemorative of Frederick II. Ø cm. 12,5; h. cm. 4,5. Cond: small peelings at the edge. Bibl. C. Leonardi, " La ceramica rinascimentale metaurense, Exhibition Catalogue, Urbania, Palazzo Ducale, July-October 1982

Lot #: 23

Opening: €300

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Mug Rounded belly mug, high neck with extroverted mouth, expanded support. Compendiary" majolica in yellow - light blue, with phytomorphic garland and in the centre "Angioletto seduto ". H. cm. 11.5. Cond: very good; very rich enamel with small peelings at the edges. State of Urbino, late 16th

Lot #: 24

Opening: €300

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Tablet Oval tablet in polychrome majolica. Recto: full scale painting with "St. Roch pilgrim sick with plague fed by the dog; top sides, angels. The Saint is sitting on a rock in a rural landscape while the angels are at the sides of a light that comes from above to illuminate the whole scene, the

Lot #: 25

Opening: €3,500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Tavoletta Oval tablet in polychrome majolica. Recto: all-round painting of "San Girolamo penitente con leone, crocifisso, e in alto angioletti" (Saint Jerome the Penitent with the Lion, Crucified and Little Angels at the Top), in a country landscape, dominated by a sweet colouring with predominance

Lot #: 26

Opening: €3,500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Bowl Bowl with two elaborate handles. Majolica painted in polychromy with a prevalence of two-tone yellow and light blue, decorated in ductus miniaturistico with "Annunciation" within the architectural structure with light raining from above. The Virgin is here placed on the left, in an unusual way

Lot #: 27

Opening: €1,500

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Shelf Wide brim and small cavetto. Polychrome majolica with "Raffaellesca" derivative decoration, in the brim and Angioletto in the centre. Ø cm. 25,5; h. cm. 5,5. Cond: good; small peelings in the edge; Bibl.: C. Leonardi, "Maiolica Metaurense, Renaissance, Neoclassical Baroque. Urbino ago/week

Lot #: 28

Opening: €400

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Shelf Wide brim and small cavetto. Polychrome majolica with "Raffaellesca" derivative decoration, in the brim and Angioletto in the centre; in the verse written "Nonio". Ø cm. 25; h. cm. 6,5. Cond: antique restoration with iron grappas. Bibl.: C. Leonardi, La ceramica rinascimentale metaurense

Lot #: 29

Opening: €400

Date: 10 Sep 2019

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Vase Large pharmacy vase with spillway, narrow neck, ovoid body, expanded disc support. Blue "berettina" majolica with the inscription of the medicine within a scroll "borage water" and small blue decorations all over the body; under the inscription at the bottom "Coat of Arms" referred to G

Lot #: 30

Opening: €2,000

Date: 10 Sep 2019