Category Archives: Napoli

Naples Maiolica Dish – Caravela Latina 18th

A Naples maiolica dish, decorated in blue, green, yellow and manganese with a ship under full sail. The border with a stylized garland of flowers between wavy lines. The ship is probably a caravel carrying three masts with lateen sails … Continue reading

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Naples Plate 19th – A Fortified Farmhouse (Masseria)

Large hand painted plate from Naples region (late 19th c.). A fortified farmhouse (masseria) with a watch-tower in the centre and a continuous meander on the rim. The fortification of Italian farmhouses was necessary for the protection of crops and … Continue reading

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Big ceramic plate from South Italy (19th century, d 48 cm). This plate belongs probably to the ceramic production of Naples (Napoli) or Ariano. A female figure holding a spear with a cross at its base, dominates the center. The … Continue reading

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