Piero Fornasetti Conchiglie Pattern Porcelain Complete Set of Twelve Plates, Decorated With Sea Anemones, Urchins & Shells(17 views)
Description: Vintage Piero Fornasetti Porcelain Plates, Set of Twelve, Decorated With Sea Anemones, Urchins & Shells, Conchiglie Pattern, Numbered 1-12. Circa 1960-70s. Piero Fornasetti's whimsical and colourful Conchiglie pattern features a different sea creature filling the center of each plate, surrounded by assorted sea animals, shells, mollusks and fishes. While many of the creatures are realistically rendered, there are a few fantastic animals as well. Marks: All with outline of shell with CONCHIGLIE below, han holding brush and FORNASETTI MILANO/ MADE IN ITALY below Each is also numbered from 1-12
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: 9 1/2 inches x 1 1/4 inches high.
Artist or Maker: Piero Fornasetti
Literature: Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, edited by Barnaba Fornasetti, page 608, #140 for a black and white photograph of eight plates with similar elements that were developed as prototypes for this series in 1947.
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Pieces can be picked up personally in White Plains, NY.