This charming faience chevrette, beautifully decorated with blue plant motifs, was made in Faenza in northern Italy at the end of the 16th century. This type of albarello, i. e. a pharmaceutical jar, the chevrette is distinguished by its oblong shape as well as the presence of a handle and a spout. The vases of this one contained syrups or oils.
This model has an inscription "OXIMELS SCILL". This refers directly to the pharmaceutical container function of our chevrette. Indeed, it is the name of a syrup, the oximel, made from honey and vinegar, prepared with extracts of scille, the scillitic oximel.
In addition, an archangel is depicted winged and in armor, drawing a sword. It is designated by the inscription "AN. ATMS. "leaving no doubt that it is the Archangel Gabriel.
Despite the impeccable condition of the whole piece, we need a slight restoration on the top of the collar.
Delevery information :
Please note that packing and shipping costs are not included in the price of the objects which are quoted ex shop.
Final amount including packing and shipment to be discussed with Galerie Alexandre Piatti.
17 000 €