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22 October 2019
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Highlights

  • Bottle in the form of a standing female figure, with full, long skirt leaving the tips of the feet visible, close fitting bodice with long sleeves puffed at the shoulders and finished with imitation lace. She has a painted bead necklace around her neck.
    Bottle in the form of a standing female figure
    Afurada factory – Gaia
    19th century
    Faience
    Height 37.2 cm; diameter 14.8 cm; width 16.4 cm
    Inv. 126 Cer MNSR
  • Bottle with cylindrical belly and high narrow neck with a wide rim. The Portuguese royal arms, along with the date 1641, occupy a central position while the remaining surface is covered by a landscape of rocks and flowers, where a boar confronts a lion.
    Bottle with cylindrical belly and high narrow neck with a wide rim.
    Portugal
    1641
    Faience
    Height. 24.1 cm; diam. 14 cm
    Inv. 585 Cer CMP/ MNSR
  • Cylindrical jar, with threaded metal cover.The painted monogram of the factory owner DFSG [Domingos Ferreira da Silva Guimarães] appears at the centre.
    Cylindrical Jar.
    Massarelos factory – Porto
    1830-1845
    Faience
    Height 23.3 cm; diam. 10 cm
    Inscription DFSG
    Inv. 966 Cer MNSR
  • Ovoid jar, of large dimensions. White porcelain of thick walls with decoration painted in blue. The whole surface is covered by overlapping birds (cranes) in movement between clouds.
    Ovoid jar, of large dimensions, with wide mouth and rounded lip
    China
    Jiajing Period (1522-1567)
    Porcelain
    Height 34 cm; Diameter 29 cm
    Inv. 1839 Cer CMP/ MNSR
  • Deep, oval serving dish with pierced rim, scalloped edge and two handles terminating in a scroll at each end. The centre is decorated with a female figure dressed in the fashion of the late 18th century.
    Deep, oval serving dish with pierced rim, scalloped edge and two handles terminating in a scroll at each end.
    Miragaia Factory – Porto
    18th -19th century
    Faience
    Height 3.7 cm; length 36 cm; width 32.4 cm
    Mark R. (painted in yellow)
    Inv. 379 Cer MNSR
  • Moulded inkwell in the form of a rectangular box with pierced side walls, resting on four spherical feet with foliage. The upper corners have relief flowers and foliage, while the figure of Minerva (the Roman goddess of war) stands at the centre.
    Moulded inkwell in the form of a rectangular box with pierced side walls, resting on four spherical feet with foliage

    Massarelos Factory – Porto
    19th century
    Faience
    Height. 26 cm; length 21 cm; width 14 cm
    Inv. 1661 Cer CMP/ MNSR
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