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200 Lexington Ave, #509
New York City, NY 10016
United States

1960s Bertoncello Italian Vintage Abstract Sculpture Night Blue Ceramic Vase

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  • Description
    Create a sculptural arrangement of organic shapes, combining style statement and functionality with these Italian vintage stoneware Art pieces: a group of 7 Mid-Century Modern different ceramics is available, 6 vases and a bowl/catch-all, by Bertoncello and designer Roberto Rigon, showing inspiration from Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore work. This particular postmodern abstract sculpture vase, quite innovative for the period and particularly in the mid 20th-century ceramic sector, has a sleek circular Silhouette recalling the moon, glazed in an iridescent night blue pigment enamel on a slightly textured surface that catches light reflections, with a center hole for embracing flowers, raised on small feet.
    Bertoncello Ceramiche d'Arte in Schiavon (Vicenza - Italy) was a company founded in the 1950s that achieved great national and international success in the 1970s, thanks to the collaboration between Giovanni Bertoncello and the designer Roberto Rigon, both gifted with great artistic style and innovative vision. Their creations show a modernist approach, choosing geometry and unexpected shapes that confer a sculptural appearance to the forms. The company closed in the late 1990s.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: clay, stonewear, enamel, glazed
    Condition: Good. Execellent
    Creation Date: 1960s
    Styles / Movements: Other, Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 833PF1
    Incollect Reference #: 483493
  • Dimensions
    W. 7.25 in; H. 7.5 in; D. 2.75 in;
    W. 18.42 cm; H. 19.05 cm; D. 6.99 cm;
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