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An Antwerp maiolica 'Madonna and Child' dish, 16th C.

This lot was sold on 2022-05-14 and is no longer available

Dia.: 25,4 cm

Condition: (UV-checked)
- A restored Y-shaped crack from ca. 12 o'clock towards the center, slightly extending left and right from the Madonna.
- Otherwise in excellent condition with negligible minor superficial wear.

Provenance: A French private collection.

- Dumortier, Céramique de la Renaissance à Anvers, Brussel, 2002, p. 211, no. 71, for a dish (Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, inv. 5854) with the same checkerboard pattern as on the edge of our current dish, as well as a fragment of such a dish recovered in the Schuytestraat in Antwerp.
- Stadsmuseum Kortrijk, Objectnummer MOS/9526, for a porringer with a very closely related depiction of Madonna and Child. (link)
- De majolicapapkommen van het Maagdenhuis, Leon Geyskens & Frans Caignie, 2021, for a study of the porringers in the Antwerp Maagdenhuis museum, for a study of a collection of porringers of which some also have a very closely related depiction of the Madonna and Child. (link to pdf)

Price incl. premium: € 51.000