1970s Italian Multicolored Glazed Ceramic Shell Centerpiece with Coral and Crab For Sale
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1970s Italian Multicolored Glazed Ceramic Shell Centerpiece with Coral and Crab

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There is all the Italian artisan mastery in this exceptional Mid-Century Modern open worked large Majolica ornament centerpiece in the form of a long shell enriched with crab, seahorse and red coral perfectly shaped inside it. Looking at this sculpture you will feel the sound of the ocean. Every parts of this colorful and powerful hand made composition is incredibly realistic and well made. The open shell depicted in a palette made of browns, pink, yellow and green contains a big red coral, a sea horse is swimming near it while a crab is going up a branch of the coral and another crab is trying to get inside the shell. This is a very unusual polychrome piece hand made by a porcelain manufacture in South Italy inspired by the sea. It is definitely an item that cannot be seen very often. Whether you use it as a highly decorative piece on a table, sideboard or a commode this breathtaking Majolica centrepiece will draw attention to any observer. This amazing beautifully designed glazed ceramic shell motif centerpiece is the perfect decorative piece for your home by the ocean or water. Under the sculpture there is the mark of the artist Falco Marino. Measures: Width 53 cm, height 31 cm, depth 17 cm.  

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  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 12.21 in. x W 20.87 in. x D 6.7 in.H 31 cm x W 53 cm x D 17 cm
  • Seller Location
    Firenze, IT
  • Seller Reference Number
    Antonio Esposito Antiquario
  • Reference Number
    LU95039742903
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