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Bitossi Ceramic Lidded Vase Moorish Stripes Chartreuse Signed, Italy 1960's

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Bitossi ceramic lidded vase Moorish stripes orange Chartreuse signed, Italy, 1960s. Rare large Aldo Londi Moorish stripes lidded vase with alternating chartreuse and orange glaze over terracotta. Londi was Bitossi's artistic Director from 1945 until the late 1990s. Lid measures: 4.5 inches.

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  • Creator
    Bitossi (Designer)
  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 16.75 in. x Dm 7.5 in.

    H 42.55 cm x Dm 19.05 cm

  • Diameter
    7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Item location

    1stdibs Gallery at 200 LEX

    200 Lexington Avenue

    New York, NY 10016

  • Reference number
    LU95697905113

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About Bitossi (Designer)

Like a Fellini movie, the ceramics of this famed Italian company embody a creative spectrum that ranges from the playful and earthy to the high-minded and provocative. Based in Florence, Bitossi Ceramiche draws on craft traditions that date back to the 1500s. These find expression in the artisanal vases and animal figures by the firm’s longtime art director Aldo Londi, as well as the colorful, totemic vessels designed by the high priest of postmodernism, Ettore Sottsass.


     The company was incorporated by Guido Bitossi in 1921, though the family began making art pottery in the mid-19th century. In the 1930s, Londi came aboard, bringing with him a mindset that respected time-honored craft, yet looked also to the future. On the one hand, Londi’s perspective fostered the making of Bitossi’s popular whimsical animal figures, hand-shaped and -carved and finished in a rich azure glaze known as “Rimini Blue.”


     But with his other hand, Londi reached out to thoughtful, experimental designers such as Sottsass. Starting in the 1950s, some 20 years before he founded the Memphis postmodern design collective in Milan, Sottsass used the Bitossi kilns to create timeless works that manifest both primitive forms and modern geometries. In later decades, Bitossi would welcome new generations of designers, which have included such names as Ginevra Bocini and Karim Rashid. While always looking forward, Bitossi is firm in their belief that mastery of craft is the first step towards beautiful design. As you will see from the works offered on these pages, that is a winning philosophy.

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