The Oriental Influence on the Ceramic Art of the Italian Renaissance

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B. Quaritch, 1900 - Art, Renaissance - 3 pages
 

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Page xiii - It would be beyond the scope of the present work to discuss the...
Page xxvi - Senor Don GI de Osma (fig. 42), furnishes an early date, which, according to its owner, is between May 1408 and November 1417. Those who know the original will remember that it is no less remarkable for the quality of its golden lustre (translated by photography into black in our illustration) than for the grace and elegance of its fanciful Oriental design.
Page xxvi - Century is of the scantiest. So far as the writer can learn, there is no known example of Spanish lustre pottery antecedent to those in the class to which the large Palermo jar (fig. 37) belongs, and they are not likely to be much earlier than the end of the XlVth Century.

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