Volta - Capodimonte - Figurine(s) - Porcelain

Description
Volta - Capodimonte - Figurine(s) - Porcelain
Italy - 1970-1979

Piece of art ceramic signed “Volta” on the back. This rural scene was named “La Burla” (The Prank). As shown in photos, the piece includes three hand-made characters, assembled and painted by hand.
The scene shows an old barrel, where two brats are hiding after stealing some apples, and the farmer who stops, exhausted, after chasing them.
Details worth noticing are the man’s shirt, the apples, the wheel, the barrel and the characters realistic facial expression.
The piece shows some small breaks at the branches and needs to be repaired.
The base measures 40x30 cm, the height is 38 cm, weight is approx. 11.800 kg.
Crafted and painted by hand, unique piece.

Lot details
Object
Figurine(s)
Material
Porcelain
Designer/ Artist
Volta
Manufacturer/ Brand
Capodimonte
Estimated Period
1970-1979
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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