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Chessman

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Glazed ceramic
DATES ca. 1949
DIMENSIONS 14 1/16 x 8 7/16 x 5 1/4 in. (35.7 x 21.4 x 13.3 cm) mount: 14 1/16 x 8 7/16 x 5 1/4 in. (35.7 x 21.4 x 13.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Marks: Maker's mark inside pedestal base hand painted in black pigment under glaze: stylized crown of downward curved horizontal line surmounted by five diagonal spikes/Richard/Ginori/MADE IN TALY”; Inside pedestal base handwritten in red pigment is the Brooklyn Museum accession number "54.64.69" which is crossed out by a single line in red pigment. No labels.
SIGNATURE Unsigned.
INSCRIPTIONS No inscriptions.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.106.2
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Miriam Godofsky
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Fausto Melotti (Italian, 1901-1986). Chessman, ca. 1949. Glazed ceramic, 14 1/16 x 8 7/16 x 5 1/4 in. (35.7 x 21.4 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Miriam Godofsky, 1999.106.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.106.2_bw.jpg)
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Fausto Melotti (Italian, 1901-1986). <em>Chessman</em>, ca. 1949. Glazed ceramic, 14 1/16 x 8 7/16 x 5 1/4 in. (35.7 x 21.4 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Miriam Godofsky, 1999.106.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.106.2_bw.jpg)