[NUMBER 427] 427 FAIENCE BOTTLE, PROBABLY FROM THE BOTTEGA OF THE FONTANA URBINO, DIRCA 1550 In the form of a hunter’s gourde, its compressed body flanked by dragon handles. The exterior with grotesques, monsters, serfs and finely executed camaieux in colored enamels on a white ground. The medallions with representations from Roman history. Background of Roman architecture. Gadrooned cover. Restored. (2) Height, 131/2 inches Described in « La Collection Spitzer », Paris, 1892, vol. 4, p. 37, No. 59. SALE, PARIS, 1893, CATALOGUE NUMBER 1095; Atlas, Plate XXXI. [sEE ILLUSTRATION] 179