La Musica bowl | Wright

Wright-La Musica bowl

Estimated value: 20,000-30,000 US$

Reached Price : 21,600 US$

Auction:
Important Italian Design

Sales date: 2005-12-06

Location:
Chicago

Lot number: 555

Design

Gio Ponti
Manufacturer Richard Ginori

Architonic id

4107266

Hand-painted majolica
12.75 w x 6.5 d x 6.25 h
The reclining figure on this form is from Ponti's Classical Conversation series, one of the most complex and intricate examples of his porcelain. Ponti's expressive figures characterize aspects of arts and culture, from architecture to poetry. Hand-signed to underside: [Ginori 1031 Italia].
Literature:
Gio Ponti: Le Maioliche, Manna, ppg. 120-121