L'Amore Dell'Antichità [Love of the Ancient Past]

 
L'Amore Dell'Antichità [Love of the Ancient Past]
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  • Title :     L'Amore Dell'Antichità [Love of the Ancient Past]
  • Artist:     Gio Ponti Designer Manifattura Ceramica Richard-Ginori Maker
  • Accession:     84.7.19 a,b
  • Country:     Italy Doccia (Florence)
  • Date:     circa 1932
  • Dimensions:     Inches 14-3/4 7 4-3/8 Dimensions, overall Inches 4-1/4 4-1/2 2-7/8 Dimensions, lid (a) Inches 11 7 4-3/8 Dimensions, urn (b), Centimeters 37.5 17.8 11.1 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 10.8 11.4 7.3 Dimensions, lid (a) Centimeters 27.9 17.8 11.1 Dimensions, urn (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Animals , Figurative , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.7.19 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Urn with lid featuring matte and gloss gold decorations of figures and motifs on white porcelain; handles on urn form gilded feathers; top of lid depicts chick hatching from an egg; on one side, title enclosed in circle with female standing next to bust on pedestal; remaining side includes urn atop pedestal. a: lid, b: urn