Lusterware Of Spain, A Rare Hispano-Moresque Lustre Pottery Charger, Valencia, Probably Manises, Spain, Circa 15th. Century.

Identification Number: 156
Available

Description

Of a round form with sloping sides, painted in golden brownish lustre over cream tin-glaze earthenware. The front of the charger is painted with a band of alternating palmettes or vain leaves and oval shaped medallions outlined with underglaze cobalt blue colour amidst scrolling floral motifs, the raised central boss decorated with the brilliant sun motif or a large flower head.

The reverse of the charger is decorated at the centre with a serrated wheel shape motif surrounded by bands of circles or waves, the borders are decorated with a slightly spaced circles and stylised leaves and scrolls.

The date of the above item has been authenticated by Oxford Authentication using TL or the Thermoluminescence Analysis Testing process, a copy of the certificate is attached with the various images of the item.
The Thermoluminescence Analysis Testing Certificate Number is #N121k39, confirming the age of the last firing and period of manufacture.

Dimensions

Dimensions:-
40 cm diam. the width.
7 cm high.

Condition

Condition:

Minor chips to front and old metal clips restoration at the back, old ownership label glued at the back.

The date of the above item has been authenticated by Oxford Authentication using TL or the Thermoluminescence Analysis Testing process, a copy of the certificate is attached with the various images of the item.
The Thermoluminescence Analysis Testing Certificate Number is #N121k39, confirming the age of the last firing and period of manufacture.

Provence

The European Art Market.

References

For similar examples in style, colours and decoration, please see lots Accession No. 91.14.429 at the Metropolitan Museum at New York, USA.

Also for similar example and decoration please see Sotheby’s, Arts of the Islamic World, 09 April 2014, lot No.108. (Identical reverse side decoration).

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