Vietri Style Mother & Child

Just ravishing 16" Italian mother and child figure in glazed terracotta, beautifully done with simple geometric decoration on the drapery and pedestal, deftly painted features, and lovely flesh tones from the terracotta showing through translucent white glazing -- exquisite. Excellent condition, and very fresh as you can see from the underside. This piece is unmarked, but it is done in the style of Vietri between the wars -- when i tedeschi (the Germans) Richard Dolker, Irene Kowaliska, et al revivified production at Vietri sul Mare and helped pave the way for the Italian greats Guido Gambone and Andrea D


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