Mid-century Italian maiolica albarello

This type of albarello jar was originally used for storing medicine in pharmacies. Today they make gorgeous vases and decorative objects. This rare abstract pattern is hand painted, using the 'sgraffito' or scratch technique, in a bright maiolica glaze. The artisan's mark is visible on the bottom. A charming piece.

Found in Forlì

Condition: Very good. This vase is in very good vintage condition consistent with its age and use. Some minor flea bites around the rim and body where the glazing has peeled off. There are no cracks or broken parts. Any difference in color, texture or shape is a testament to the hand-made nature of the piece.

Dimensions: H 20.5cm x Diameter 12.5cm

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