Vase by Guido Gambone

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An excellent slab-built vase of rectangular section, made in the early 1950s by Guido Gambone, post-war Italy's most celebrated ceramist. Decorated with abstract, almost glyphic designs in orange, red, yellow, blue, and aubergine. Signed with the artist's famous "donkey mark".

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    9 in. H x 3 in. W x 1.5 in. D
    23 cm H x 8 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU80918267103
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2005

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Located in Los Angeles, CA

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  • 20th Century Specialists

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