Description & Technical information
Pair of late baroque wall apliques in tin-glazed earthenware so called ‘a gran fuoco’, created for the Ferniani family under the direction of Ignazio Passanti
Faenza, Ferniani Manufactory, c.1740
Possibly decorated by Nicolas Letourneau or Nicoló Raccagni.Painted in blue, yellow (giallo limone), iron red and green (verde fieno) with a central trellis panel on a motif of fruits motif and flower sprays, a radiating floral scrollwork enclosed by elaborate scrolling foliage, enclosing trellis panels, all within a border of continuous scrollwork, with a moulded shell cresting on top.
Date: Faenza 1740
Medium: Earthenware, Polychrome-painted
Signature: Ferniani Manufactory
Dimensions: 63.5 x 50 x 22 cm (25⁰/₁ x 19³/₄ x 8⁵/₈ inches)
Provenance: Maria Antonia Gianetti, Milan, Via del Gesu’ 7, 1991.
Private European collection 2021.
Literature: C. Ravanelli Guidotti, La Fabbrica Ferniani, Milano, 2009.
Categories: Works of Art
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