These are vintage, hand painted majolica plates from Italy. Majolica wares are tin glazed earthenware. Referred to as " polychromed. The style of decoration is influenced by the 16th century designs done on walls of the Vatican by the Italian Master, Raphael. In turning designs that Raphael where influenced by Ancient Roman wall frescoes that where discovered during his time.
They where produced in Deruta and they are referred
to as Derute Rafaellesco Majolica wares. There are ' 11 inthe set perfect condition.appraised at $ 325.00. each. all '11 for: $ 1,500.00 GREAT FOR GIFT OR COLLECTOR.
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