Bowl: sea creature holding octopus

 
Bowl: sea creature holding octopus
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  • Title :     Bowl: sea creature holding octopus
  • Artist:     Romeo Berardi Designer
  • Accession:     XX1989.345
  • Country:     Italy Rome
  • Date:     1921
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1-3/8 5-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 3.5 14.0 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Animals , Ceramics/Ceramic Design , Mythology
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1989.345.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Small circular-shaped ochre clay earthenware bowl gloss glazed with a hand-painted decoration depicting a sea creature with a large fish tail holding an octopus up to his face in one of its clawed hands.