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Bongiovanni Vaccaro Caltagirone Terracotta

Sculpture Figurine of a peasant girl

Polychrome terracotta statuette depicting a peasant girl in costume from the village of Vizzini. 

Period Late 19th CenturyHeight 11 ¹³/₁₆ inWidth 5 ¹/₈ inDepth 3 ¹⁵/₁₆ in Categories , Tags ,


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. It is part of a private collection.

Technical Details

Materials TerracottaColor PolychromePeriod Late 19th CenturyCreatore Bongiovanni , VaccaroProduttore Bongiovanni , VaccaroOrigin It is part of a private collectionConditions Minor flaws. Splendid patina.
Height 11 ¹³/₁₆ inWidth 5 ¹/₈ inDepth 3 ¹⁵/₁₆ in

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