Sunday, May 20, 2012

Modernism Meets Ancient Rome

From Naples, Italy, comes this Capodimonte compote in gilded porcelain. Like a scene out of a Roman historical drama...this covered dish depicts all sorts of townsfolk interacting in tiny tableaux. This is one of those decorative pieces that is so over-the-top as to be utterly fabulous.
9" wide and 7" high

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