San Giorgio Benito uccide il monstro delle sanzione [St. George Benito killing the monster of sanctions]

 
San Giorgio Benito uccide il monstro delle sanzione [St. George Benito killing the monster of sanctions]
CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE
  • Title :     San Giorgio Benito uccide il monstro delle sanzione [St. George Benito killing the monster of sanctions]
  • Artist:     Golia (pseudonym for Eugenio Colmo) Designer
  • Accession:     85.7.241
  • Country:     Italy Turin
  • Date:     1935
  • Dimensions:     Inches 14-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 36.8 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Fascism , Mussolini , Allegory , War/Military , Figurative , Christian Art and Symbolism , Ceramics/Ceramic Design , Portraits , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.7.241.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Overall gloss white circular platter with centralized image depicting Benito Mussolini as St. George slaying the dragon (the dragon is a symbol of the economic sanction imposed by the League of Nations after Italy invaded Ethiopia in 1935); light blue rim with gold line.