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San Marino/Rimini Italian "Smalto Roccia" Ceramic Pottery Vase

San Marino/Rimini Italian \"Smalto Roccia\" Ceramic Pottery Vase
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Product Number: WS09691

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Description

A stunning Italian ceramic pottery vase, with highly textured Fat Lava style finish, known as Smalto Roccia (rock glaze). Has hand painted Effetto Lacca (enamel effect) scene of Rimini, a city close to San Marino. Several factories in the San Marino area of Italy produced ceramics in this style between the 1950's - 1980's. This particular vase is unmarked. Similar items are shown in the excellent book Alla Moda - Italian Ceramics of the 1950's - 70's by Mark Hill.

Size

Measures approx 8.25 inches tall by 5.25 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.

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