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Mid 17th century faience dish from Castelli (Italy)
Mid 17th century faience dish from Castelli (Italy) - Porcelain & Faience Style Mid 17th century faience dish from Castelli (Italy) -
Ref : 72413
14 000 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
Castelli Italy
Medium :
Faïence
Dimensions :
Ø 16.54 inch
Porcelain & Faience  - Mid 17th century faience dish from Castelli (Italy)
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Mid 17th century faience dish from Castelli (Italy)

Castelli (Italy) large faience dish from Francesco Grue workshop. Decorated in polychromy with animals in an arena, coats of arms on the rim surrounded by nacked women, greyhounds, on a scrolls background.
The scene is inspired by a print by Johannes Stradanus nammed "Rencontre de chasse" made in 1578 for Côme de Medicis, great duc of Toscany.
A dish with a similar rim attributed to Francesco Grue can be found in the book "Maioliche di Castelli"
An other similar dish at the Ermitage museum (Saint Petersburg)

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