ANTIQUE ITALIAN FAIENCE PLAQUES POSSIBLY CASTELLI 18TH 19TH CENTURY 4 11 7.25 12


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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.


Condition:
The plaque of Rebeca receiving gifts has a full-length vertical crack that has been repaired. This is an old repair and it extends the full vertical length of the plaque. All of the frames have some degree of restoration and repair. The frame sizes are as follows: 16" x 18"; 17" x 15"; 17" x 19"; and 18" x 14".
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ANTIQUE ITALIAN FAIENCE PLAQUES POSSIBLY CASTELLI 18TH 19TH CENTURY 4 11 7.25 12 : Lot 1024