Pair of Italian Creamware Fruit Topiaries, 1960s

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Pair of Italian Creamware Fruit Topiaries, 1960s

SKU: 221-25 Category: Tag:

SOLD

Description

A very realistic rendering of a tower of fruit, this pair of creamware topiaries was produced in Italy during the 1960’s. Creamware is a unique type of earthenware that is fired at lower temperature (around 800 Celsius) than most other pottery, then glazed with lead, leading to a cream color finish.

Each topiary has a removable lid that consists of stacked fruit, such as grapes, pears, apples, and bananas. The bowls are adorned with a pierced, repeating geometric motif around the opening, just above a molded circular base.

These Italian creamware topiaries, with their fruit motifs, would make excellent bowls in a kitchen or dining room. They can also be displayed in a living room as decorative objects on a center table or console.

CONDITION: Very Good condition with light buildup and minor glaze cracks. Wear consistent with age and use. Please see photos for details.

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

Italy

Age

1960's

Dimensions

H - 19, diameter - 12, base diameter - 5

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Description

A very realistic rendering of a tower of fruit, this pair of creamware topiaries was produced in Italy during the 1960’s. Creamware is a unique type of earthenware that is fired at lower temperature (around 800 Celsius) than most other pottery, then glazed with lead, leading to a cream color finish.

Each topiary has a removable lid that consists of stacked fruit, such as grapes, pears, apples, and bananas. The bowls are adorned with a pierced, repeating geometric motif around the opening, just above a molded circular base.

These Italian creamware topiaries, with their fruit motifs, would make excellent bowls in a kitchen or dining room. They can also be displayed in a living room as decorative objects on a center table or console.

CONDITION: Very Good condition with light buildup and minor glaze cracks. Wear consistent with age and use. Please see photos for details.

INFORMATION
Country Of Origin

Italy

Age

1960's

Dimensions

H - 19, diameter - 12, base diameter - 5

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