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Bowl - Galina

Galina

  • Object:

    Bowl

  • 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.75-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Small rounded bowl of earthenware and 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]

'£9.95'
Divertimenti adhesive retailers label showing the price

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 cm, Height: 7 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) small rounded bowl of earthenware, designed by Giuseppe Avallone in early 1950s, made by Ceramica Artistica Solimene, Italy, 1996.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Pears; Chicken

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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