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Bowl (Italy)

This is a bowl. It was designed by Fausto Melotti. It is dated ca. 1954 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is earthenware with underglaze enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Italian Government. It is credited Gift of the Italian Government.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4 x 15.6 cm (1 9/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bowl (Italy); Designed by Fausto Melotti (B. in Rovereto, Italy, 1901; died Milan, Italy, 1986.); earthenware with underglaze enamel; H x diam.: 4 x 15.6 cm (1 9/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of the Italian Government; 1954-64-6-a,b

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