Polychrome Terracotta Bongiovanni and Vaccaro Caltagirone


Polychrome terracotta statuette depicting a peasant girl in costume from the village of Vizzini. In one hand, she holds a large bunch of freshly picked broccoli and a jug in the other. At the base of the pedestal, is the following inscription: “GVB e Bongiovanni. Vaccaro da Caltagirone, premiato nella Universale esposizione di Londra 1862.” [G.V.B. and Bongiovanni Vaccaro da Caltagirone, awarded at the Universal London Exhibition 1862. Minor flaws. Splendid patina.  

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Materials: terracotta

Color: polychrome

Period: late 19th Century

Manufacturer: Bongiovanni , Vaccaro

Designer: Bongiovanni , Vaccaro

Origin: Italy. It is part of a private collection

Wear: Minor flaws. Splendid patina.

Dimensions (inc):

Height: 11.81

Width: 5.11

Depth: 3.93

SKU EMI 374 Categories , , Tags ,


It is part of a private collection.

Additional information
Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 20 × 25 × 10 cm

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Egidi Madeinitaly

128, Rue la Boétie 75008 Paris – France

P.IVA FR10484396627

Perito del Tribunale di Roma
4008 del 20.12.2002

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