Le Quattro Stagioni [The Four Seasons]

 
Le Quattro Stagioni [The Four Seasons]
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  • Title :     Le Quattro Stagioni [The Four Seasons]
  • Artist:     Giò (Giovanni) Ponti Designer Richard-Ginori Maker S. Cristoforo Unknown relationship
  • Accession:     85.7.141
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     1929
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-3/4 7-1/4 diameter, Centimeters 22.2 18.4 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Subject:     Lighting/Lighting Design , Figurative , Animals , Allegory , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.7.141.JPG
  • Tags:     Industrial Design
Description:
Overall black matte metallic glazed lamp base with hand-painted gilt decorations of mermaids and butterflies depicting the four seasons; slightly flared rim with gold band.