Category Archives: S Italy

S Italy Proto Maiolica Plate -13c

Plate from Southern Italy (proto-maiolica 1250-1300 A.D.). Proto-maiolica is a type of tin-glazed wares made in Sicily and Southern Italy shortly before 1200 until the 15th century. These ceramics were usually painted with various animals , fishes etc. in different … Continue reading

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S. Italy (Abruzzi?) Albarello 18th or 19th c.

An 18th/19th century albarello, polychrome decorated with a stylised hare within a landscape (Southern Italy, Abruzzi ?). The hare has been a powerful symbol in mythology in major civilisations around the world for thousands of years and has always had … Continue reading

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