European Ceramics  and Porcelain

European Ceramics and Porcelain

Sell and buy ceramics, majolica, antique porcelain (from the 13th to the 19th century) at auction or by private treaty (private rooms) - Free appraisals - Expert opinions and technical-scientific analysis of ceramics, majolica and porcelain from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.

Under the direction of Giuliana Gardelli, the department deals with ceramics, majolica, porcelain attributable to a period that, starting from the Middle Ages (archaic ceramics), covers the entire Renaissance, Baroque, 18th and 19th centuries.

Its staff awaits the study, cataloguing, evaluation and placement on the Italian and foreign markets of ceramics and porcelain on consignment, both for the enchanting trade and in the form of private negotiation (private sale), the latter for pieces of particularly high economic and historical artistic value.

The department also offers a specialist appraisal and technical-scientific analysis service.

At the department there is always a selection of ceramics and porcelain in various price ranges that can be purchased out of auction.

An art historian and archaeologist, Giuliana Gardelli is known for numerous studies that have brought new and original contributions to the field of Italian majolica history.
She has more than 160 publications to her credit, including seminal "ITALIKA. Italian Renaissance Majolica. Essays and Studies" (Faenza 1999) and "Michelangelo's Legacy and the Rediscovered "Pieta" of Andrea Bregno" (Rome 2006)
Since 1983 he has worked as an expert witness for archaeology and art history in Italian courts and public prosecutors' offices and is a consultant on ceramics for public and private institutions.
Luca Lispi

Luca Lispi

Department head
Giuliana Gardelli

Giuliana Gardelli


Loredana Pirone