Guido Gambone modernist ceramic dish with abstract cat and mood design in brown, red, orange, yellow and green. c1950s. Thick, foamy, crackle glaze. Gambone's Donkey mark on the base.
Excellent used condition.
Guido Gambone (1909-69) is one of the most important ceramicists of the Twentieth Century. He worked in Italy for a number of factories and developed an original style that fused together the primitivism of rural Italy with modernism in a distinctive and highly influential manner. In some respects his work is reminisent of Picasso's innovative ceramics though Gambone began experimenting with ceramics in this way about a decade before Picasso. His work was hugely influential on Italian ceramics and style in general in the post-war years. He is one of the great names in mid-century design.
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