Il Pellegrino di Montesanto Bowl
An example of this model was shown at Il Biennale Monza 1925 and in the Macy’s 1928 International Exposition of Art in Industry. It displays a whimsy combined with elements of Italian traditional design.
It is credited
Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 10.9 x 21.3 cm (4 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)
It has the following markings
On underside, overglaze mark in rectangle flanked by triangles and above fringed swag in black lettering on metalic gold: "RICHARD . GINORI / PITTORIA / DI DOCCIA / 1924" [in fringed swag]; underglaze in green: "RICHARD / [star] / GINORI / 2519 / 8[?]"
Cite this object as
Il Pellegrino di Montesanto Bowl; Previously owned by Christian Rohlfing ; Italy; glazed slip-cast porcelain; H x diam.: 10.9 x 21.3 cm (4 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment; 1968-146-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.