An exceptional and extremely rare Italian Art Pottery Surrealist / Modernist design large Plaque / Charger decorated with masks on an orange ground. Of very fine quality, probably an unique (1 of 1 production) or just one or two pieces made by Ceramist and Silversmith Arrigo Finzi of Milan inspired from the work of Salvador Dali. The ceramic body probably with 18ct gold in the decoration
Finzi Ceramics were made in small numbers (he made more pieces in silver), usual subjects for him were The Madonna or later contemporary shapes. Surrealists pieces are extremely rare (from any period) to find by any artist and always command strong prices.
Circa: 1940 - 1960's
Very good clean condition with no damage or repairs
Signed underneath as image
13.5 inches (34cm) dia approx
A great Italian Designer piece probably of Museum quality
Arrigo Finzi pieces have been appearing in high end shows and auctions for several years and prices on his works of art have been rising quickly and strongly as interest in these rare pieces have been growing and pieces ending in Collections and Museums worldwide.
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