Plate: water nymphs and sea creature

 
Plate: water nymphs and sea creature
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  • Title :     Plate: water nymphs and sea creature
  • Artist:     Romeo Berardi Designer
  • Accession:     XX1989.347
  • Country:     Italy Rome
  • Date:     1923
  • Dimensions:     Inches 1-1/4 7-1/8 diameter, Centimeters 3.2 18.1 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Subject:     Figurative , Ceramics/Ceramic Design , Mythology
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1989.347.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Small circular-shaped ochre clay earthenware plate gloss glazed with a hand-painted decoration depicting depicting three half-human female sea nymphs seated at the bottom of the ocean looking up to a large fantastic sea creature with a fish tail as it swims above them.