Shown Here For Your Consideration.. A Super Piece Of VERY OLD Italian Pottery..Showing An Old Italian Street Vendor Hawking Fruit / Veggties.. The Detail On This Sculpture As Well As The Coloring Is Superb..I Have Had The Good Fortune To Have An Elderly Italian Gentleman Visit My Shop This Past Year..You Guessed It..I Tried (Unsuccesfully) To Identify& Evauleate Every Piece Of Italian Glass/Pottery/Paintings Etc.As I Had A Few Hundred He Laughed And Told Me He Would Probably Not Live Long Enough To Do So..He Did However, Help With A Few Pieces, This,Is One Of Them..He Said ;This(The Sculpture) IS NOT SICILIAN Junka..He Pointed Out For instance,The Fruit Was Moulded Individually & Placed In The Basket While Still Wet.;Also :"Is Delacto Like NAPOLI '.Not Siciliano Club"CanYou Tell He Is From Naples? Anyway,This Fine Piece Is In Pristine Condition..No Chips Cracks,Crazing,Scuffs, Repairs..Etc.It Stands 8.75in.. High On A 4.75in.x3in.Signed Base.
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