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Lot 182

18th c. Istoriato Plaque Ex Sackler Niccolo Grue

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

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Niccolo Tommaso Grue (Italian, 1726-1781). 18th c. Italian maiolica istoriato plaque, depicting a scene of farmers gathering in the ruins of a Classical temple, a city and mountains in the background. Inscribed in red with the Sackler number 79.6.32 along the reverse. The plaque was thermoluminescence tested in May 1986 by the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University, which dated the piece to between 1726-1826. Provenance: Christie's, Sale 7944, Import Italian Maiolica from the Arthur M. Sackler Coll, Lot #51; Private collection, Minnesota
Height: 8 in x width: 10 1/2 in x depth: 3/4 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.