The updated neoclassical designs of Gio Ponti revolutionized the look of the Richard-Ginori firm during his time as its chief designer, from 1923 to 1930. His whimsical forms and irreverent decoration helped propel the Italian ceramic factory to a first prize at the 1925 Paris Exposition.
It is credited
Chrysler Museum of Art, Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., 87.58.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D (cover and dish): 28.6 × 22.9 × 14.6 cm (11 1/4 in. × 9 in. × 5 3/4 in.)
It has the following markings
“Richard – Ginori / Di Doccia / 1926. Ricard / Ginori / 26 + 4 Omaggio / Agil / Snob.”
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.