Il Fumatore Stanco [The Tired Smoker]

Il Fumatore Stanco [The Tired Smoker]
  • Title :     Il Fumatore Stanco [The Tired Smoker]
  • Artist:     Giò (Giovanni) Ponti Designer Richard-Ginori Co. Maker
  • Accession:     85.7.376
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     1929 1930
  • Dimensions:     Inches 6-1/2 5-7/8 2-3/4, Centimeters 16.5 14.9 7.0
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Domestic , Figurative , Cityscape , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.7.376.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Square-shaped gloss-glazed ceramic vase with an frontal image in red hues illustrating a gentleman seated cross-legged wearing a top hat and cape while smoking a pipe set in front of a cityscape and white clouds in the sky; sides and reverse feature a simulated depicting of bound bamboo reeds.