"La Caccia," Unique Earthenware Charger by Federico Quatrini Italy 1955
Large-scale, studio-built piece with relief decorations depicting hunting scences. Luster glazes in tones of gold, turquiose & magenta. Signed on front and back. *From the estate of Vincenzo Bertolotti. This piece was created as a gift for Bertolotti as the two men were great friends and worked together during Qutrini's time in Milano. diam. 35" d. 3.75"
Studio-made earthenware vase. Brown-tone glazes with green and incised circular pattern throughout. Signed on underside. Great scale and decoration. Published : Italian Art Ceramics 1900-1950. V. Terraroli, pg 213. h. 20" diam. 12"
Very good original condition with general wear to the outside surface.
Large-scale Textured Vase by Zaccagnini Italy c. 1955
Handmade earthenware vase form with great scale. Roughly textured throughout entire exterior with multi-colored glazes. Interior is smooth with a brown glaze. Signed on the underside with manufacturer's marks. h. 21" diam. 14"
Handmade Ceramic Bottle by Torviscosa Italy c. 1958
Irregular bottle form with slant-cut mouth at top. High fire glazes in mottled reds and blues create a beautiful effect. Really fine example of mid-century Italian ceramics. Signed on bottom. h. 16.75" w. 7" d. 6"
Studio Built Surrealist Rope Vase by Zaccagnini Italy c. 1940
Gorgeous terra cotta vase with wide mouth and footed base. Textured surface with matte green glaze and applied ceramic rope throughout. These rope vases are highly sought after pieces and this example is a great scale, and condition. Signed on underside. h. 11.5" diam. 8"
Excellent condition. Some scuffs and scratches to the surface.
Large Scale Earthenware Pitcher by Marcello Fantoni Italy c. 1956
Hand-built vessel with highly textured black lava glaze. Decorated with a cubist gondolier figure done in multicolored, high gloss glaze and turquoise interior. A rare example of a great form, in excellent original condition. Signed and numbered underneath. h. 26" diam. 6.25"
Large & Rare Archer Sculpture by San Polo Italy c. 1955
Handmade surrealist form in ceramic with high fire glaze in blues and whites. Wood base and brass bow form. Works by San Polo of this size and abstract theme are very rare to come by. h. 34" h2. 21" w. 28" d. 9"
Ceramic is perfect. Some scratching to wood base and great patina to metal.
Set of Dessert Plates and Cups by Jean Luce France c. 1940
Elegant pieces in white porcelain with gilded handles and relief monograms with the letters "GLK". These pieces are most likely from one of the many dinnerware lines that Luce designed. There are 7 plates and 10 cups. cup h. 2.25" plate diam. 8.5"