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    • Maiolica

    • Set of four white majolica footed jars, called Pedemonte(?) jars. Inscription on each at top: P.A.R. Manganese Gothic inscriptions between decorative rows of gadroons or niches in blue.
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    • Savona, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • White uncrackled glaze ewer with double snake handle and pleated pouring spout. Blue and yellow spiral and leaf decoration. Inscription: ""B.M.I"" on bottom.
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    • Pesaro, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello decorated with panels of peacock feathers and san bernadino rays in polychrome. Neck and foot is covered with blue decorations.
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    • Faenza, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • Majolica ewer with double snake handle and pleated spout, polychrome floral decoration, medallion picture of St. George on a horse, slaying a dragon. Initials on bottom.
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    • Pesaro, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • White majolica ewer with double snake handle and pleated pouring spout, decoration, Hapsburg Double Eagle and initial on bottom ""C.C.""
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    • Pesaro, Italy
    • Majolica

    • White footed with rows of dark blue floral decoration, inscription in manganese, broad strap handle, spout.
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    • Jar

    • Jar with flowers and bow decoration on white background. Some painted repairs.
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    • Albarello

    • Polychrome albarello jar with medallion in center.
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    • Majolica albarello

    • Footed white majolica albarello, decoration in light blue with leaves, flowers and dragon flies. Inscription: ung arogon.
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    • Italy (North)
    • Majolica albarello

    • Large blue majolica albarello, polychrome scroll, leaf and flower decoration surrounds oval with a depiction of a saint holding a cross.
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    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Cream color majolica albarello with a cylindrical body narrowed in the middle, and blue, yellow and green decoration. A coat of arms and monastery emblem (Sigillum) with monogram MAG. Inscription: isop ceroti.
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    • Tuscany, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello decorated in polychrome, with floral and berandine rays in five panels.
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    • Faenza, Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Urn shaped, white majolica footed jar with light blue decoration, uncrackled cream glaze. Inscription around waist: enp melilot.
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    • Savona, Italy
    • Maiolica

    • Pair of white majolica ewers, spouts and double snake handles, light blue floral decoration. Inscription: (1) s. cicor s. (2) s. betth.
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    • Venice, Italy
    • Maiolica

    • Pair of light blue majolica albarello with darker blue oak leaf and floral decoration, drug inscription in Gothic and coat of arms with lion.
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    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica nonagon shape albarello, concave sides, perpendicular black and light blue decoration in each panel. Half of the jar is covered with an iridescent dirty gold patina-like finish, chemical action between jar and earth.
    • 1200 circa
    • Rakka, Persia
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello, decorated in blue and gold lustre with ivy leaves and vine stems with tendrils, divided into three circular panels.
    • 1450 circa (1480)
    • Valencia, Spain
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello, decoration in blue and gold lustre, with heart shape leaves and five-petaled flowers and tendrils, Hispano Moresque, lustreware.
    • 1460 circa (1475)
    • Valencia, Spain; Narbonne, Spain
    • Majolica ewers

    • Pair of majolica ewers with broad strap handles and spouts, decorated in polychrome with flowers and a wreath of leaves. A coat of arms with the initals L.B. decorates the handle. Inscription: (1) S.D.ISOPO (2) OXIMEL.SQ.CO.
    • 1500 circa
    • Siena, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello with concave sides, polychrome wreath decoration, religious and alchemist symbols, head of black man in medallion. Inscription: dia anix io. Letters ""PAG"" in badge.
    • 1500 circa (1505)
    • Deruta, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello, decorated with blue foliage, tendrils and flowers. Cylindrical body, tapering foot, short neck. Gothic inscription: mirabulai.
    • 1510 circa
    • Faenza, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Pair of white majolica albarello, decorated with bold blue scrolled foliage. Cylindrical body, narrowed in middle with tapering foot.
    • 1520 circa
    • Sicily, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • White majolica ewer with a spout and double snake handle, decorated in blue tendrils and leaves. A monk is depicted below the spout with several letters or initials, and a cherub head and wings is depicted below the handle. Inscription:...
    • 1537
    • Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Dark blue majolica albarello with polychrome leaf and white petal flower decoration, and St. Peter in an oval medallion holding a cross.
    • 1575
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • Ewer with broad strap handle. Blue background with yellow oak leaves and five and six petalled white flowers. Large yellow medallion below spout shows a nude woman standing in supplication.
    • 1575 circa
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • Majolica ewer with spout and handle, green and yellow floral decoration. Inscription: mele violat.
    • 1591
    • Italy
    • Majolica jars

    • Pair of globular majolica jars, dark blue with polychrome scrolls, leaf and flowers decorated. Two medallions on each jar, (1) with a warrior and a woman, (2) with a man wearing a turban and woman. These were the first two jars donated in 1969.
    • 1600 circa
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello, decorated in polychrome colors with leaves, arabesque, angel and portrait in medallion. Inscription: vto.sandalino.
    • 1600 circa
    • Italy
    • Maiolica abarello

    • Polychrome maiolica albarello with concave sides, decorated with scroll and leaves and masks, medallion in front with kneeling nude woman and clown mask on back.
    • 1600 circa
    • Palermo, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • Majolica ewer with handle and linked spout, decorated with bold scrolls and flowers in polychrome, coat of arms in medallion. Large circular frieze in cobalt blue.
    • 1600 circa
    • Faenza, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Majolica albarello with concave sides. Decorated in polychrome with leaves, scrolls and religious painting of a saint in front medallion, pineapple effect decorations.
    • 1600 circa
    • Palermo, Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Majolica oviform shape jar, dark blue and decorated in polychrome with leaves and white petal flowers, portrait of saint in medallion.
    • 1600 circa
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica ewers

    • Pair of white majolica ewers, strap handles, linked spouts, polychrome decoration angels, festoons, religious symbols. Inscriptions: (1) sy.rosato.fresco, (2) sy.di.isapo. Initials: (2) P.O.
    • 1600 circa
    • Deruta, Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Oviform shape majolica jar, polychrome decoration of masque, drum and pineapple. Round medallion with portrait of a saint. Recessed and glazed.underfoot.
    • 1600 circa
    • Castel Durante, Italy
    • Majolica ewer

    • Beretino blue majolica ewer, spout and double snake handle, darker blue floral and leaf decoration. Inscription: a.de.grmiccia.
    • 1600 circa
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Light blue majolica albarello, with darker blue floral decoration and a religious symbol in yellow-brown. Inscription: el lenitivi.
    • 1600 circa
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Dark blue majolica albarello with a cylindrical body narrowing in the middle, and decorated in polychrome with scrolls, leaves and flowers, and a female saint in a medallion.
    • 1600 circa
    • Venice, Italy
    • Maiolica

    • White maiolica albarello. Inscription between two rows of blue floral and leaf decoration: loc. sanum. et. exp.
    • 1600 circa (1525)
    • Faenza, Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Majolica jar with light polychrome decoration, medallion in center has figure of man holding a broad sword. Collar about 2"" wide.
    • 1600 circa (1560-1570)
    • Castel Durante, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Dark blue majolica albarello, polychrome decoration with acanthus leaves and scrolls, two medallions, portrait of helmeted warrior. Slightly recessed base, shoulder and foot.
    • 1600 circa (1585)
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Dark blue globular majolica jar, polychrome decoration, acanthus leaves and white petaled flowers, two portraits of women (?) in medallions.
    • 1600 circa (1585)
    • Venice, Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Oviform shape majolica, polychrome decoration scrolls, axe, pineapple, round medallion with portrait of St. Barbara holding a tower in her left hand and a long leaf in her right hand. Glazed and recessed foot.
    • 1600 circa (1609)
    • Castel Durante, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Polychrome majolica albarello, decorated with scrolls and leaves, medallion with portrait of a woman wearing a turban. Inscription: mel.viol.sinplex. Initials: S.P.Q.P., and date 1611.
    • 1600 circa (1611)
    • Palermo, Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Majolica oviform shape jar, deocrated in polychrome with scrolls, figures and oval medallion with boy in large hat. Initials: S.P.Q.P. and date 1611.
    • 1611
    • Palermo, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Set of three majolica albarellos decorated in green, yellow and blue, with leaves and arabesques and medallions with an unidentified coat of arms, and the initials F.L., and 1620 on the back. Inscription: (1) v. popvleo. (2) ll. indo.mag. (3)...
    • 1620
    • Tuscany, Italy; Urbino, Italy
    • Majolica albarello

    • Crackled glass glaze majolica albarello, large medallion surrounded by floral and leaf wreath. Inscription: grasso.d.ga?. Initials: S.M.
    • 1650 circa (1750?)
    • Italy
    • Majolica jar

    • Bluish white majolica footed jar with lion heads and gargoyles in relief, decorated in blue with cherubs. Inscription: men the.
    • 1675 circa
    • Genoa, Italy
    • Pottery jug

    • Polychrome pottery jug with small loop handle, polychrome floral and wreath decoration with painting (religious) in front and rear. Inscription: s. maria tal (front), st. magdalena (back). Signed by Matias Brezonsky near top.
    • 1700 circa
    • Poland
    • Majolica jars

    • Pair of white majolica jars, floral blue and yellow decoration surrounds coat of arms. Inscription: (1) loch:sanvm, (2) v.popvleon. Initials at bottom: N.D. and D.B.
    • 1700 circa
    • Tuscany, Italy
    • Pottery jar

    • Large Delft pottery jar, cherub, shell and basket decoration. Inscription: sal.mirab.glaub. Mixture of decorations probably Dutch potter imitating English designs.
    • 1700 circa
    • Holland

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