Eugenio Pattarino Ceramic Charger For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 11 images

Eugenio Pattarino Ceramic Charger

About

A fantastic and rare ceramic charger by Eugenio Pattarino. Vibrant red color and Classic Italian Mid-Century style is represented very well in this piece. Eugenio Pattarino was born in 1885 and passed away in 1971. He was a master sculptor and model maker and taught in art schools in both Venice and Frankfort, Germany. In the late 1940s he opened his own studio in Florence. His factory used both “EPF” and “CAPEF” (Artistic Ceramics Professor Eugene Pattarino) to mark his pieces. His studio is best known for its large religious statutes, many of which reside in a number of churches in Italy and the U.S. In the 1950s Pattarino had more than fifty artists working for him and some among them were considered the best ceramists in Italy. At this time Eugenio was joined by his son, Ranier, and the company began concentrating on more eclectic themes. These pieces, when new, were quite expensive when they were purchased but almost never garner anywhere near their original cost at today's auctions. The factory claimed that the Vatican used Pattarino’s ceramics as gifts to famous visitors, including President John Kennedy, Andre Gide and Paul Sartre. Unfortunately there is no proof to back these claims. As a matter of fact I have discovered that the Pattarino name is almost generally unknown in Italy and even lesser known in Florence. His name is, however, recognized here in the United States and most of the factory’s output can be found in the U.S. where it was imported. In November 1966 the Arno River flooded its bank and inundated most of Florence. Work to restore damaged art is still in progress today. Pattarino’s factory was completely flooded and the master molds, drawings and models were damaged beyond repair or lost completely. As a result Eugenio retired and left the chore of rebuilding the company to his son, Ranier. The company never fully recovered and finally in 1989 EPF closed its doors.

Details

  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    very good condition, no issues
  • Dimensions

    H 4 in. x Dm 15.5 in.

    H 10.16 cm x Dm 39.37 cm

  • Diameter
    15.5 in. (39.37 cm)
  • Seller location
    St.Petersburg, FL
  • Reference number
    LU80297164253

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

4.5 / 5
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2004
Typical response time: <1 hr
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Unique Ceramic Charger by Charlie Parker
Unknown
21st Century and Contemporary American Craftsman Pottery

Waylande Gregory Ceramic Bowl

By Waylande Desantis Gregory
$1,250
Waylande Gregory Ceramic Bowl
Waylande Desantis Gregory
Vintage 1950s American Modern Pottery
Waylande Gregory Ceramic Jar with Sgraffito Dec...
Waylande Desantis Gregory
Vintage 1950s American Modern Ceramics

Carlton Ball Ceramic Vase

By F. Carlton Ball
$1,800
Carlton Ball Ceramic Vase
F. Carlton Ball
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics
Ceramic
You May Also Like

Professor Eugenio Pattarino Platter

By Eugenio Pattarino
$1,500
Professor Eugenio Pattarino Platter
Eugenio Pattarino
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Platters and Serveware
Ceramic
"Venetian Carnival," Highly Sculptural Mid-Cent...
Eugenio Pattarino
Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Ceramic
Vintage DeSimone Italian Pottery Large Charger
DeSimone
Mid-20th Century Ceramics
Hispano-Moresque Copper-Lustre Charger, circa 1550
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Spanish Pottery
Pottery
16th Century Spanish Hispano Moresque Copper Lu...
Antique 16th Century Ceramics
16th/17th Century Spanish Hispano Moresque Charger
Antique 17th Century Ceramics

Ceramic Teapot

By Pamela Montalbano
$900
Ceramic Teapot
Pamela Montalbano
Late 20th Century American Ceramics
Ceramic
Large Blackware Charger by Maria and Santana Ma...
Maria Martinez, Santana Martinez
Vintage 1950s American Native American Ceramics
Ceramic

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries