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GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
THE COLLECTION OF FRANCESCO AND CHIARA CARRARO, VENICE
GIO PONTI (1891-1979)

'LE PASSIONI PRIGIONIERE', AN URN WITH COVER, 1927

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GIO PONTI (1891-1979)
'LE PASSIONI PRIGIONIERE', AN URN WITH COVER, 1927
executed by Richard Ginori, polychrome porcelain
19 ¾ in. (50 cm.) high
enameled Richard Ginori, Pittori di Doccia, Gio Ponti, Richard Ginori 27=5, Le Passioni Prigioniere
Literature
P. Portoghesi, A. Pansera, Gio Ponti alla Manifattura di Doccia, Milan, 1982, pp. 49, 51, 53, and 55 for another vase of this model with different decoration;
U. La Pietra, Gio Ponti: l’Arte si Innamora dell’Industria, Milan, 1988, p. 28 for another vase of this model with different decoration;
L. Licitra Ponti, Gio Ponti - L’Opera, Milan 1990, p. 27 for another example of this vase with different decoration;
D. Matteoni, Gio Ponti, il Fascino della Ceramica, Milan, 2011, p. 64 for another example.

Lot Essay

Another vase of this design was included in the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriel Modernes, Paris, 1925.

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