Il Capo Pompiere [The Chief Fireman]

 
Il Capo Pompiere [The Chief Fireman]
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  • Title :     Il Capo Pompiere [The Chief Fireman]
  • Artist:     Alfredo Gaudenzi Designer Casa Guiseppe Mazzotti Maker
  • Accession:     85.7.247
  • Country:     Italy Albisola (Savona)
  • Date:     1931
  • Dimensions:     Inches 14-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 36.2 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.7.247.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture~Modernism
Description:
Large circular gloss glazed earthenware ceramic plate; image depicts a multi-colored Futurist-style image of a centralized male figure with a handlebar mustache wearing a black uniform and yellow hat as triangular bands of blue emanate from his circular body enclosed within an inner yellow border and brown outer border at rim.