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Galileo Chini

Golden Blooms Covered Vase, ca. 1900

Earthenware
18 1/4 × 7 1/2 in
46.4 × 19.1 cm
On loan
Location
New York
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York

Three clouds of fantastically lustrous blooms envelop this covered vase which, in form, follows in …

Three clouds of fantastically lustrous blooms envelop this covered vase which, in form, follows in the centuries-old Islamic / Italian tradition of albarelli. Individual blossoms, leave, and whiplash stems emerge often enough to suggest an all-over paisley pattern. A lid with a finial and a stemmed base add height and …

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Galileo Chini
Italian, 1873–1956
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Painter and ceramist Galileo Chini apprenticed with his uncle, Dario Chini, a decorator and restorer, and attended the Scuole Professionali d'Arte di Santa Croce a Firenze. In 1897, he founded a small factory, L'Arte della Ceramica, in Florence with partner Vittoria Giunta. Inspired by early tin-glazed earthenware, the work of oriental potters, and paintings by Gustav Klimt, Chini specialized in stoneware vases with luster decoration in rich colors. Despite the fact that L'Arte della Ceramica was a small factory with limited capacity, Chini made high quality pieces that had a profound effect on the style of Italian ceramics. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Galileo Chini, ‘Golden Blooms Covered Vase’, ca. 1900, Jason Jacques Gallery
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About the work
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Jason Jacques Gallery
New York

Three clouds of fantastically lustrous blooms envelop this covered vase which, in form, follows in …

Three clouds of fantastically lustrous blooms envelop this covered vase which, in form, follows in the centuries-old Islamic / Italian tradition of albarelli. Individual blossoms, leave, and whiplash stems emerge often enough to suggest an all-over paisley pattern. A lid with a finial and a stemmed base add height and …

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Galileo Chini
Italian, 1873–1956
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Painter and ceramist Galileo Chini apprenticed with his uncle, Dario Chini, a decorator and restorer, and attended the Scuole Professionali d'Arte di Santa Croce a Firenze. In 1897, he founded a small factory, L'Arte della Ceramica, in Florence with partner Vittoria Giunta. Inspired by early tin-glazed earthenware, the work of oriental potters, and paintings by Gustav Klimt, Chini specialized in stoneware vases with luster decoration in rich colors. Despite the fact that L'Arte della Ceramica was a small factory with limited capacity, Chini made high quality pieces that had a profound effect on the style of Italian ceramics. [Source: Jason Jacques]

Galileo Chini

Golden Blooms Covered Vase, ca. 1900

Earthenware
18 1/4 × 7 1/2 in
46.4 × 19.1 cm
On loan
Location
New York
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