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$ 2,600

Large Ceramic Vase

Documentation Signed
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials ceramic
H. 24.41 in; Diam. 16.54 in;
H. 62 cm; Diam. 42 cm;
Condition Good. Very good conditions - Wear consistent in age
Creation Date Circa 1955
Description 1950s large Albisola's ceramic vase signed N. Ciavardoni. Amazing design, great size and quality .

Born in 1923 in Castelli, in the province of Teramo, Nicola Ciavardoni attended the painting course at the local Art Institute, where he graduated in 1940.
In the early 1940s, together with his friend Pasquale Sciannella, he opened a ceramic workshop in some rooms of his home in via Gesualdo Fuina.
In the following years he collaborated with the castellane manufactories "Vitta", "Troisi" and "S.P.I.C.A"
In 1946 he moved to Albisola and started working as a decorator at the "M.G.A." of the Mazzotti family.
In 1948 he was hired by Ugo Michielotto's "Manifattura Ceramiche Italia" and in 1951 he opened his own workshop for the production of figurative artistic ceramics in both traditional and modern style, dubbed "C.A.F." (Family Artistic Ceramics) based in Albisola Capo corso Ferrari 128, which remained active until 1988.
Nicola Ciavardoni died in Albisola in 2003
Styles / Movements Art Pottery, Collectible Design, Mid Century
Patterns Abstract, Animal/Insects
Incollect Reference Number 437022
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