Bucchero Vase designed  by Gio Ponti and by the great Italian Artisan Carlo Alberto Rossi of the 40's.

The bucchero is a special clay, from the Etruscan times, was dried in open air and ,after baked in oven at very high temperature, which removes oxygen and transforms clay into ferrous-oxide, which is a  black-glossy-thin paste. 

They were last shown at IX Triennale di Milano 1951.

Comes with certificate of authenticity from the Ponti Archive and