Albarello with skeleton — Sicily, Palermo or Burgio, 17th century




Kunstauktionshaus Schlosser


Slender cylindrical form with gently indented wall; in a narrow oval cartouche half figure of a skeleton with hourglass and crossbow in front of a yellow background, verso arabesques on a blue background, on shoulder and foot egg stick and meander band. Majolica, painted in blue, yellow and green with manganese contours. H. 27 cm. - Rim chips, glaze defects. - Cf. R. A. Drey: Apothekengefäße, fig. 107.

In unserer Herbst-Auktion vom 24. & 25. November 2023
In our Autumn Auction in November 24 & 25, 2023



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