His mother Elena Mosca was an Italian, descended from a noble family of Pesaro, while his father Carlo Albani was a patrician descended from the noble Albani family that had established itself in Urbino from northern Albania in the 15th c.At the upper side of the jug is written “Clemente XI (gio.
The Iznik potters achieved a color range that one can not find in other traditions of underglaze pottery.
After the polychromy in 1540s and 1550s they experimented with other colors encouraged by their success which ranged from soft lavender to a deep chocolate brown.
The beautiful plate in the photo from the Islamic Museum in Malaysia is an example from near 1575.
Dear friends, We have initiated an effort to collect material from the factory of ICARO RODI and IKAROS RHODES and save its history.
Η ιστορία του εργοστασίου ΙΚΑΡΟΣ, τόσο κατά την ιταλική όσο και κατά την ελληνική περίοδο, έχει μοναδικό ενδιαφέρον και αξίζει να συζητηθεί. What an interesting story, the ICARO – IKAROS story to tell. A rare Italian armorial jug with the coat of arms of Pope Clement XI’s.
Papal coats of arms are traditionally shown with an image of the papal tiara and the keys of Peter as an external ornament of the escutcheon.
Pope Clement XI, born Giovanni Francesco Albani, was pope from 23 November 1700 to his death in 1721.
He was born in 1649 in Urbino to a distinguished family.
Compared with pipe smoking, the cigarette was an easy-to-use smoke.