Butterfly Vessel

G Nisini

NIG001

c1890

Description

Inventory Number NIG001

Material Metal

Period Art Nouveau

Country of Origin Italy

Year Made c1890

This Liberty style Metal Vase created by the italian Designer Fonderia Giovanni Nisini. Has two large Butterfly's on either side whose wings reach out over the vase and whose body arches up to become the handles an Olive branch frieze encircles the base.

Marks: Inscribed "G. Nisini Roma" at shoulder.

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