Sculptural Mid-Century Modern ceramic vase by Bertoncello, Iand designer Roberto Rigon, Italy, 1950s. The vase is build up from four circular shapes creating space in between the segments. Glazed in a beige terracotta with a sand-like red brown earth pigment texture on a smooth surface that catches light. Rigon is known for his organic shapes, combining style statement and functionality with these Italian vintage earthenware art pieces. His abstract sculptural vases are innovative for the period and particularly in the mid 20th century ceramic sector. Bertoncello Ceramiche d'Arte in Schiavon (Vicenza - Italy) was a company founded in the 1950s that achieved great national and international success in the 1970s, thanks to the collaboration between Giovanni Bertoncello and the designer Roberto Rigon, both gifted with great artistic style and innovative vision. Their creations show a modernist approach, choosing geometry and unexpected shapes that confer a sculptural appearance to the forms. The company closed in the late 1990s.
Dimensions: Height: 23 in (58.42 cm)Diameter: 24 in (60.96 cm)
Style: Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
Place of Origin: Italy
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