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792: Guido Cacciapuoti porcelain sculpture Don Quixote

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Description

Artist: Cacciapuoti, Guido (Italian 1892-1953)
Title: a scene from Miguel de Cervantes' novel "Don Quixote"
Date: circa 1935
Medium: painted porcelain
Dimensions: 9 x 10 x 7 inches
Edition Number: attached label on underside 603087
Description: Guido Cacciapuoti, 1892-1953 (Italian School) Cacciapuoti along with his brothers, father and grandfather had a long family history of making ceramic sculptures in gres. He is considered the best Italian animalist of the 19th Century. After having arrived in Treviso in the first years of the 20th Century, he modeled clay into small sculptures of exquisite workmanship, choosing above all the representation of animals and succeeding in offering to this field of work a great deal of originality. He was quickly put in the spotlight at the Treviso Art Show in 1915, when he had already matured his collaboration with Gino Rossi, Arturo Martini and Arturo Malossi.
Signature: incised with signature on underside
Provenance: House of Goebel, Italy

Condition

in good condition

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20%

Estimate $400 – $600
Starting Bid $300
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