condition: excellent make / manufacturer: Vincenzo Solimene
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Solimene Vietri Italian Pottery Campagna Bird/ Chicken Dinner Set! 20 pieces
Handmade of terra cotta in Campania
6 Blue Dinner Plates 10 inches
6 Blue Shallow Bowls (for soup, pasta or salad) 9 inches
8 Side/Salad Plates 8 inches
SOLD: Yellow Cream and Sugar Set: Sugar bowl 7 inches wide, 4 inches high, 15 inches around the middle; Cream 5 inches wide, 3.5 inches high, 11 inches around the middle;
Excellent condition, rarely used; collected in Toronto and London in the late 80's. Current retail for a similar set over $800 USD!
For over a century Vincenzo Solimene and his family have worked in the ceramics business. With the completion of his factory in 1954 his newly built Ceramica Artistica Solimene became one of the most integral buildings of the century. Built in the town of Vietri Sul Mare right on the Amalfitan Coast, known for its ancient tradition of ceramic craftsmanship. Their most classic line Decoro Campagna, country style, brought Solimene worldwide recognition.
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