Nimes. Polychromed enamel earthenware Albarello, 16th century

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Nimes or Montpellier ?

Curved shaped albarello embellished with godroons in light relief at mid-section and at the base. Decoration of a phylactery bearing the inscription « LALL IA CU MEL » ( Honey of wild cucumber ?) in blue camaïeu. Set against a blue ground embellished with yellow leaves and decorated by three multi-lobed reserves with yellow ground and acanthus leaves. Wave of blue fillets and green stylized leaves at mid-section and along base. Yellow and blue fillets along rims.

16th century

Workshop of Antoine Syjalon

Condition report : Two cracks on neck, circular crack at base. Chips on base

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 25 cm
  • Width in cm : 10 cm
  • Depth in cm : 10 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016040463