Pre-Raphaelite Daman

Galileo Chini

10.25" H x 5.75" W


c. 1898


Inventory Number CHG019

Size 10.25" H x 5.75" W

Material Earthenware

Period Art Nouveau

Country of Origin Italy

Year Made c. 1898

Condition Excellent

This beautifully hand-painted vase with pre-Raphaellite iconography shows a princess and witch, each portrayed in profile with flowing hair and delicate lips. The ladies stand before a bed of yellow, pink and white flowers. Much of Chini's work was influenced by paintings from the Pre-Raphaelite movement. This unique, simple-shaped piece constitutes one of several example of Chini's own reinterpretation of that artistic style.

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