The historic Florentine firm Richard Ginori has been synonymous with fine tableware and gift-ware since its establishment almost three centuries ago. Opened in 1735 by a Florentine marquis, Carlo Ginori, the factory and Richard Ginori brand is still known around the world for its top-quality, elegant handmade dinnerware and porcelain figurines. It predates English bone China production and is an exceptional example of Florentine creativity and artistry.
This gorgeous Ginori urn/vase is the "Fiesole" pattern, circa 1990. The front and back has identical square cartouches that portray an Italian village in shades of sepia. The scenes are outlined with gold and black and are connected by a delicate swag of golden leaves. The rim and base are decorated with a gold and blue design and the impressive square handles are adorned with gold. The piece measures 7 3/4" in height, 6" across the top and 4" across the base. It is marked in green with the company logo and "Richard Ginori Italy" as well as a gold and black ribbon "Finest in China Since 1735". There are no cracks, chips or repairs; near mint condition.