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Vase with the arms and monogram of C.D.E. Fortnum

Ulisse Cantagalli, workshop of

Firenze (Florence) , 1882

24.4 cm (diameter); cm (diameter)

tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica); lustred

The Cantagalli family workshop was refounded in Florence in 1878 by Ulisse Cantagalli and became the most internationally successful of Renaissance revival maiolica firms. One vase is signed Cigheri A. Alfredo and Angelo Cigheri were sons of Giuseppe Cigheri, a leading artist in the workshop.

Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.  WA1899.21

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