ANTIQUE ITALIAN FAIENCE, PLAQUES, POSSIBLY CASTELLI, 18TH/19TH CENTURY, 4, H 7" - 11" W 7.25" - 12"
Four antique Italian Faience plaques in Rococo style frames.
A plaque depicting Cain killing Abel, H 11", W 7.25".
A plaque depicting Rebeca receiving gifts from Abraham's servant, H 10", W 8".
A mythological plaque depicting Europa riding the bull (Zeus), in the water, and being led away by Mermen, H 7", W 10".
And a plaque depicting the Assumption of Mary, H 9.5", W 12".
These plaques have been in the consignors family for 4 generations. At one time these hung in the Governors Mansion in South Carolina
during the 19th century.
Each of the plaques has. some small degree of firing flaws.