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"Impertinent Rooster" Massive Ceramic Sculpture by Salvatore Fiume

US$8,000

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Salvatore Fiume (1915-1997) was a fascinating and relentlessly inventive Italian artist and writer, a larger-than-life figure who worked in a surrealist idiom, creating fantastic painting, sculpture, ceramics and architecture -- often with archaic and anthropomorphic/zoomorphic themes. This vessel, "Gallo Impertinente" (Impertinent Rooster), is from a series of ceramic sculptures that Fiume first made as prototypes in 1950 at his Lake Como studio, but only produced in a small edition (about ten examples of each design were hand-made, though editions of 150 were planned) in the 1990s, during the last years of his life. This piece is signed "FIUME" and marked "82/150" (despite this edition number, only a handful were actually made). It is in perfect condition. We are proud to also be offering another example from this series, "Donna con Vaso / Woman with Vase".

Details

  • Creator
    Salvatore Fiume (Artist),
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.75 in. (40.01 cm)Width: 16.75 in. (42.55 cm)Depth: 12 in. (30.48 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950-1997
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU809110045401

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    Ships From: Los Angeles, CA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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