Hand-Painted Italian "Palio Di Siena" Plates

Wednesday, September 13th 2017 @ 10:58pm EDT

Ended

Wednesday, September 13th 2017 @ 10:58pm EDT

Ended

Final Bid

$121

Item Details

A collection of ten hand-painted Italian Palio Di Siena plates, commemorating the long-running horse race in Siena, Italy. Each plate depicts the crest and colors of one of the traditional teams. Teams included are Oca, or “Goose;” Pantera, or “Panther;” Leocorno, or “Unicorn;” Bruco, or “Caterpillar;” Lupa, or “She-Wolf;” Selva, or “Forest,” depicting a rhinoceros beneath a tree; Drago, or “Dragon;” Istrice, or “Crested Porcupine;” and Chiocciola, or “Snail.” Two Selva plates are included, for a total of nine teams and ten plates. Each plate has a plate hanger attached to the verso; five rosewood plate stands are also included. Each plate is marked with the team name and “Made in Italy” to the verso.

VIEW TERMS & CONDITIONS

Condition

Various

  • minor marks and residue throughout
  • one Selva plate exhibits repaired cracks to rim

Dimensions

13.0" W x 10.0" H x 13.0" D

  • size of lot
  • each plate measures 13" D and .75" H
  • each plate stand measures 7" W x 8" H x 7" D

Item #

17LAX261-187

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