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200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633

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Black Bucchero Ceramic Vase by Gio Ponti and Carlo Alberto Rossi

$ 7,500
  • Description
    Gio Ponti and Carlo Alberto Rossi rare classical Bucchero ceramic vase with two handles, Italy, circa 1951. Signed C. A. Rossi under the base. 

    Bucchero ware is an Etruscan earthenware pottery common in pre-Roman Italy primarily between about the 7th and early 5th century bc. Characteristically, the ware is black, sometimes gray, and often shiny from polishing. The color was achieved by firing in an atmosphere charged with carbon monoxide instead of oxygen. 

    A grouping of these Bucchero ceramics were shown at IX Triennale di Milano 1951.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: black Bucchero ceramic
    Condition: Good. In very good original condition with no chips or reparations
    Creation Date: circa 1951
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    200 Lex Booth #: 47
    Dealer Reference #: PON604
    Incollect Reference #: 551588
  • Dimensions
    W. 8.75 in; H. 13.5 in; D. 5.5 in;
    W. 22.23 cm; H. 34.29 cm; D. 13.97 cm;
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