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Dinner plate - Galina

Galina

  • Object:

    Dinner plate

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    early 1950s (designed)
    1996 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Avallone, Giuseppe (designer)
    Ceramica Artistica Solimene (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware and painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Divertimenti (Retail) Ltd

  • Museum number:

    C.73-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dinner plate of earthenware with a slightly scalloped edge, and the border is hand painted with chickens in reserve interspersed with red pears on a blue background.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

early 1950s (designed)
1996 (made)

Artist/maker

Avallone, Giuseppe (designer)
Ceramica Artistica Solimene (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware and painted

Marks and inscriptions

'SOLIMENE® / VIETRI - MADE IN ITALY' [enclosing a chicken]

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a set C.70 to 78-1997.
'Galina' (Hen) design dates from the early 1950s, and has been exported widely since 1954.
Divertimenti Ltd. have been selling the 'Galina' design since the early 1970s. The Divertimenti mail-order catalogue 1996, describes 'Galina' as 'exclusive to Divertimenti'.

Descriptive line

'Galina' (Hen) dinner plate of earthenware with a slightly scalloped edge, designed by Giuseppe Avallone in early 1950s, made by Ceramica Artistica Solimene, Italy, 1996.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Chicken; Pears

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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