Lot 492: Gli Etruschi Mid Century Italian Ceramic Bison
December 4, 2016
Chesterland, OH, USALive Auction
Description: Gli Etruschi (The Etruscans), (Italian, mid 20th century) circa 1950s-1960s. Mid century modern whimsical ceramic animal sculpture in the form of a bison, each with polychromed decoration in primary colors (yellow, blue and red) in organic drip handling, likely retailed by Raymor. Bison with downturned head with scrolled horns, supported on four squat legs. H. 5" W. 6". Note: Gli Etruschi (The Etruscans) was by owned master ceramicist, Ivo De Santis. De Santis work was often featured by Raymor and Rosenthal-Netter.