Four Large Italian Ceramic Putti c.1960

Set of four large Italian ceramic figures of Classical putti or cherubs c.1960. Standing 29″ tall, beautifully modelled as typically chubby male children in pure white ceramic with a gloss glaze. Inspired by Classical Roman and Greek depictions each one in a different pose holding pan pipes, a garland of flowers, ears of corn and a corucopia (or horn of plenty). Stood on separate bases modelled with scrolling foliage and cartouche to each side.  Labels to the underside for makers Unione Ceramiche Artistiche of Vicenza in Northern Italy. Some small areas of damage to some of the fingers and finer details, a crack across the base of the figure with the cornucopia and repair to the neck of the figure with the ears of corn.

Details

Dimensions: max height 29″, width and depth at base 10″.
Year: c.1960
Price: £695
Stock Number: 34923