Een grote Italiaanse majolica 'Alexander de Grote' wapenschotel, atelier Francesco Grue, Castelli, 17e eeuw


Dia.: 42,5 cm

Condition: (UV-checked)
- A restored vertical break across from ca. 12.30 o'clock to ca. 6 o'clock, with an extending horizontal break towards the rim at ca. 3.30 o'clock. Otherwise in excellent condition.
- The restoration executed to a museum standard, i.e. not or hardly visible from 50 cm and further, but slightly visible from nearby.

The centre with a scene from the life of Alexander the Great, Alexander covering the body of Darius after an engraving by Antoine Tempesta.

See also:
- Christie's, London, May 30-31, Lot 509, for a very similar example with a different coat of arms. (link) (Sold: GBP 8.750)

Hamerprijs incl. commissie: € 5.355