Emperor Touscan Vase - Impruneta Florence terracotta

Emperor Touscan Vase - Impruneta Florence terracotta



Large empire vase.
The cap, imposing, with considerable momentum, is surmounted by a sphere. The vase has two beautiful festoons of leaves supported by two lion heads. A large ring band, a round of acanthus leaves in the lower part and a crown of ocelli in the base all together make it one of the most beautiful empire vases.

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Height 38.19 in 97 cm
Weight 77.16 lbs 35 Kg
Square base 13.19 in X 13.19 in 33,5 X 33,5 cm
Outer diameter 16.93 in 43 cm
Internal diameter 15.35 in 39 cm
Maximum width 19.69 in 50 cm
Manufacturing Made in Tuscany (Italy)
Material Terracotta

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Lions heads and festoni
Villa La Tana, Bagno a Ripoli (Firenze) - (Peruzzi family from 1.200 to 1.800)
Villa di Poggio a Caiano (Prato) - (Lorenzo il Magnifico / Elisa Baciocchi, Napoleone sister)

Great Vase empire with festoons, lion heads and ball on the cap.
This ancient historic pot is present and visible:

  1.      Facade of Villa La Tana in Bagno a Ripoli (Florence) - (Peruzzi family From 13th to the 19th centuries).
  2.      Facade of Villa di Poggio a Caiano (Prato) - (Lorenzo the Magnificent / Elisa Baciocchi, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte).
  3.      We find it also mentioned in the "Memories of Architecture" of 1899, edited in Florence, as a "E" vase in the garden of Palazzo Serristori on the homonymous Lungarno.
  4.      We also saw several specimens in the Villa Guicciardini of Lucignano.


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