manifattura CANTAGALLI 1900-1910 - WING ANIMAL hand warmers - censer - perfumer - Art Nouveau - large-scale polychrome majolica

Description
manifattura CANTAGALLI 1900-1910 - WING ANIMAL hand warmers - censer - perfumer - Art Nouveau - large-scale polychrome majolica
Italy - 1900 - 1910

Very rare 1900-1910 Cantagalli Majolica, hallmarked on the bottom with the “cockerel” and a number.

Large polychrome maiolica of winged animal.
Holes on the back, 2 water tanks on the wings and original cork cap at the base.
It served as a hand warmer or incense/perfumer.

At the time it was a precious object, used by the rich bourgeoisie or the nobility.
Made on commission or in limited edition, it was probably used by some noblemen during hunting as hand warmers.

Today is an exceptional and very rare, highly collectable.

Condition: minimal glaze loss on the edges of the side tanks and a minor chip/loss on the tip of a wing. Otherwise in good overall condition.
The published images faithfully represent the lot.

Shipping by tracked parcel post, guarantee of proper packaging.

Lot details
Object
WING ANIMAL hand warmers - censer - perfumer
Material
large-scale polychrome majolica
Manufacturer/ Brand
manifattura CANTAGALLI 1900-1910
Style
Art Nouveau
Estimated Period
1900 - 1910
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
18×10.8×15.5 cm
Weight
0.58 kg
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