Nîmes, Albarello in polychrome enamelled earthenware

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Curved shaped albarello embellished with gadroons in light relief at mid-section and at the base. Decoration of a phylactery bearing the inscription « DIAPHENICON : » (for Diaphénic) in blue camaïeu. Set against a white ground embellished with blue leaves and decorated by three green multi-lobed reserves with blue ground and yellow acanthus leaves. Wave of blue fillets and yellow stylized leaves at mid-section and along base. Yellow and blue fillets along rims.

16th century
Workshop of Antoine Syjalon

Condition report : Crack on neck, minor crack at base. Chips

Bibliography : Similar model at the apothecary at the Hotel Dieu in Carpentras

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 24 cm
  • Width in cm : 9 cm
  • Depth in cm : 9 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016060136