• Pottery – Continental
Lot 373

ITALIAN TROMPE L'OEIL HAND-PAINTED CERAMIC FIGURAL FOOD PLATES, LOT OF FIVE

Estimate: $100 - $200
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ITALIAN TROMPE L'OEIL HAND-PAINTED CERAMIC FIGURAL FOOD PLATES, LOT OF FIVE, each having molded royal border design, comprising two examples retaining "Made in Italy for Tiffany" labels including one with a large lemon and one having three eggs including one partially shelled, one having an artichoke, one with a pear, and one featuring various nuts including hazel, walnut, and almonds. Marks to underside including a black-printed castle with "ESTE" below, "ESTE CERAMICHE / PORCELLANE S.p.A.", and "MADE IN ITALY". Este Ceramiche Porcellane, Este, Italy. 20th century. 8 3/8" DOA.

Condition

Three undamaged; lemon example having a hairline to rim; artichoke example having a faint Y-shaped rim crack.

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Collection of Higgs-Chope, Williamsburg, VA.