Bas-relief framework in terracotta U. GHERSI - Terracotta

Description
Bas-relief framework in terracotta U. GHERSI - Terracotta
Italy - 1951

Stunning earthenware bas-relief set in a framed panel.
Title: CANTORI IN TERRACOTTA INGABBIATA

Authentic author’s signature and certificate of authenticity.


Dimensions: Width 55.6 cm - length 49.5 cm - depth 4.8 cm

Umberto Ghersi, born in Albisola in 1913, was a painter, decorator and a good ceramics and earthenware technician. After learning the basics of the subject at the tableware factory owned by his family, he started his artistic training at the "Poggi" workshop and, after an experience as a turner and technician in the earths department at "La Casa dell'Arte" factory, started in 1926, he worked as a decorator in several other shops in Albisola, including the "Fenice", the "S.P.I.C.A." and the "M.G.A."

In the 1950s, he was among the co-founders of "L.A.C.A." ceramic factory in Albisola, where he was the art director.
In 1964 he set up his own company and founded the "Ghersi Umberto Ceramiche" based in Via Respighi 2, in Albissola Mare.




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Lot details
Object
Bas-relief framework in terracotta U. GHERSI
Material
Terracotta
Estimated Period
1951
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
As new - unused
Dimensions
4.8×55.6×49.5 cm
Weight
4400 g
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