Il Fumatore Stanco [The Tired Smoker]

 
Il Fumatore Stanco [The Tired Smoker]
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  • Title :     Il Fumatore Stanco [The Tired Smoker]
  • Artist:     Giò (Giovanni) Ponti Designer Richard-Ginori Maker
  • Accession:     84.7.42
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     circa 1929
  • Dimensions:     Inches 5-3/4 5-3/4, Centimeters 14.6 14.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Figurative , Skyscraper , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.7.42.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Hand-painted glazed tile depicting an image of a gentleman wearing a top hat and cape seated cross-legged on the ground holding his head on his hand while smoking a pipe; set against an urban setting containing skyscrapers located in the background.