GINORI LARGE TWO-HANDLED MAJOLICA VASE- LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE CROWN MARK
A FANTASTIC GINORI LARGE TWO-HANDLED VASE, NOW WIRED AS LAMP
LATE 19TH CENTURY, BLUE PAINTED MARK
In the Renaissance Urbino style, each side with a panel, one oval, depicting a putto, the other an elaborate frame with a 'grotesque' griffin-like creature, both on a cobalt blue ground, flanked
by winged beasts, cornucopia, scrolls and grotesques, in teh 'Rafaelesque' manner, each handle
formed as two entwined serpents. A ceramic tour de force. Signed Ginori with crown mark and numbers. Both handles have old glued repairs.
39 in = 99.1 cm to top of harp 24 in = 61 cm top of handles 12 in = 30.5 cm wide 11 in = 27.9 cm deep