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Large Late 19th Century Spanish Lebrillo from Triana

A wonderful and antique, large 19th century Spanish lebrillo from Triana decorated with a Bull on bespoke metal hanging system.
Wear and tear as expected.Please note that this lebrillos are all original and have been used. Some wear and tear with restorations, making them even more beautiful.

The Lebrillos of are one of the most representative pieces of ceramic production in Triana. As one of its greatest specialists, Alfonso Pleguezuelo, points out, few fields within Andalusian art are as popular as Triana ceramics, with its basins standing out within it.

The roots of Andalusian glazed ceramics go back, as in the rest of the Iberian Peninsula, to the Andalusian period. Starting in the 16th century, Triana would become a center of tile production, which was combined with the manufacture of popular earthenware, whose production would increase considerably during the 19th century. Triana, although not exempt from the influences of Talavera ceramics in terms of the polychrome universe, created its own decorative genres such as “montería”, in which hunting themes of local references are mixed with fantastic landscapes, architecture and anecdotal scenes, the genre in which the piece being presented falls. To these themes we must add an anti-academic, spontaneous interpretation and the use of vivid chromaticism. These are characteristics would be cultivated throughout its productions during the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, and that would serve to decorate a great variety of objects, such as plates, pots, workshops, vases, jugs of wine, vases and trays….


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Triana (Spain) 19th century


Height: 12cm (4.7 inches)
Diameter: 54.5cm (21.5 inches)

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