Horse and Jockey plate
” From tiles to coasters, teacups, appetizer bowls, trays and teapots, there was no ceramic object Fornasetti didn’t recast in a new light.”
He called them conversation pieces, each piece is unique, an excellent reason for a conversational discussion.
Piero Fornasetti Horse & Jockey Grandi Campioni Italiani Galoppo Plate.
Number 5; Niccholo Dell’Arca born 1953.
One of a collection, the plate with gilt border depicts a different racehorse and jockey within a central rectangular panel surrounded by horse tack, boots and whips.
On the reverse within a horseshoe is a description of each horse’s victories.
Vintage makers mark on the base.
Measures 263 mm.
Condition: Excellent, no damages to the ceramic, checked with UV light, no crazing to the glaze, very little wear to the gilding.
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