"Satyrs and Pan," Large and Important Italian Lamp Base, 1940s

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Decorated with several nude Pan and satyr figures in a laughing, high-spirited mood, each masterfully glazed in tones of ivory, charcoal, turquoise, teal and cerulean, this magnificent lamp base was created in one of the leading Italian ceramic studios after World War II. Hand thrown and glazed, it is a unique piece of Mid-Century artisanry.
Details
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1940s
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Ceramic
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
16.25 in. H x 7 in. W x 7 in. D
41 cm H x 18 cm W x 18 cm D
Dealer Location
Philadelphia, PA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU8651833475
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