La Conversazione Classica [Classical Conversation]

La Conversazione Classica [Classical Conversation]
  • Title :     La Conversazione Classica [Classical Conversation]
  • Artist:     Giò (Giovanni) Ponti Designer Richard-Ginori Maker
  • Accession:     84.7.52
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     circa 1927
  • Dimensions:     Inches 7 5 diameter, Centimeters 17.8 12.7 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Figurative , Classical , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.7.52.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Overall white gloss glazed porcelain jug with double spouts and an arched handle which features a hand at each end; decorative motif consists of red-glazed male and female figures in classical dress interspersed by a tower and a sphinx on a pedestal set against golden sheaths of wheat and gilt gold garlands in the background.