Fireplace surround: stylized floral motif

 
Fireplace surround: stylized floral motif
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  • Title :     Fireplace surround: stylized floral motif
  • Artist:     Galileo Chini Designer Arte della Ceramica Maker
  • Accession:     85.17.1
  • Country:     Italy Florence
  • Date:     circa 1910
  • Dimensions:     Inches 51 56-1/2 7-3/4, Centimeters 129.5 143.5 19.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Architecture/Architectural Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.17.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Stile Florale, Italian Art Nouveau~Architecture
Description:
Mahogany fireplace surround with inset magenta and green glazed ceramic tiles around border, flanked by ceramic rondels and framed by twenty painted majolica tiles in blue, green and white stylized floral design, against silver circlets, flanked by incised side pillars ending in square magenta tiles.