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rare and large-scaled italian terra cotta glazed stamnos vase/jar by listed ceramicist Giovanni Mollica, c. 1850
4691
circa 1850

signed on bottom 'Giovanni Mollica'; in 1842, Giovanni founded his ceramic workshop in Naples, Italy. His sons Ciro, Achille and Alexander took over the family business,  continuing it until the end of the 19th century; excellent condition with only minor overall wear to surface; a truly spectacular piece

 

Height: 
17 1/2"
Width: 
18"
Depth: 
15"
$5,650
Available
a playful italian grand tour bronze figure of a young male athlete; signed 'Gerente'
3816
late 19th century

depicting a frolicking young man jumping over an upright pommel with body leaning forward and legs outstretched; good patination; some abrasions; some chips to marble base.

Height: 
14 1/2"
Width: 
7 3/4"
Depth: 
7 3/4"
$2,750
Available
a sleek french 1940's black painted tole obelisk-form lamp with brass mounts
2423
circa 1940

the graduated obelisk-form body raised on 4 brass paw feet; resting on a splayed base over a brass plinth; excellent condition; rewired; shade as is

Height: 
25" (to top of socket)
Width: 
5 5/8" (base)
Depth: 
5 5/8" (base)
$3,950
Available
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