Jug with spherical body, long flared neck with trilobata mouth with support disc.Majolica painted in brow chrome: in the front “stemma” crowned with the PP letters; at the bottom the date 1735.
H. cm: 18.5; support cm. 7,5.Cond. Great. TORRE DEI PASSERI, Workshop of Lorenzo Pompei; 1735.At Torre dei Passeri moved Castelli Lorenzo from Pompei family, for married Cecilia de Florentis from that town. Here in the 1690 he opened a ceramic manufacture, were different generations worked there at list until the 1780 with good quality of production.
The emblem is a little bit fantasy, and it can look like the one of the Medici surmounted by a crown. The emblem is very particular and you can found it in others tiles. (Franceschillis – de Pompeis 1974, fig.21; Aa.Vv., 1994 -1996, fig.59,60).