TWO PAIR OF ITALIAN SAVONA BLUE/WHITE CERAMIC ALBERELLI,
17th/18th century, the first pair with inscribed content banner, and loosely painted with a couple in a landscape, further decorated with a crowned monogram CAR, the underside of each with makers' monogram; the second pair with multiple bands and stylized foliage, unmarked.
The first, height 7 in.,
diameter at rim 4 in.;
The second, height 8 in.,
diameter at rim 3 3/4 in.
Imperfections to glaze and firing; imperfections to the ceramic. There is a large crackle to the glaze in some areas, not problematic, overall losses, chips, pits and pooling to glaze, but no problems to the ceramic itself. They are not a true pair, differences in volume, weight and detail of painted decoration. THE SECOND PAIR with chips to upper and lower edge. (1138-161/2)