gio ponti vase

"The Hen" 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. 

Comes with a official government stamped self certification certificate for the export of contemporary arts signed by the great grand daughter of Gio Ponti. Purchased from the family by descent with covering letter

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"The Hen" Bucchero Vase by Gio Ponti

30cm high 20 cm wide
1954
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