Lot 1786* - A178 Faience Col. Schmitz-Eichhoff - Monday, 19. September 2016, 01.30 PM

TROMPE L'OEIL PLATE WITH PEARS,

Italy, ca. 1800.
Faience. Painted with flowering branches and applied with 6 pears. No mark.
D 22.7 cm. Small hairline crack.

Provenance:
-Sotheby's London, European Ceramics, 19 February 1991, Lot 19.
- Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne.

Exhibitions:
- Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK) Köln, „Fayence aus Europa, Kölner Sammler stellen aus“, 9 May - 11 July 1999.
- Hetjens-Museum Düsseldorf, “Imitationen, Irritationen, Illusionen”, Keramik als Augentäuscher, 22 September - 30 December 2006.
- Deutsches Klingen-Museum Solingen, 28 January - 22 April 2007.

CHF 3 000 / 5 000

€ 2 630 / 4 390

Sold for CHF 8 125 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.