A rare opportunity to own an original 1970s Lesvos piece by Greek artist / ceramicist Nick Kourtzis. Handmade and hand painted with fab mid century stylised flowers and leaves, this heavy china bull will serve water, or other drinks, from his mouth. Vintage Kourtzis pottery pieces fetch high sums and, having spoken with the company, I understand that this one is particularly rare. The studio, started in the 1800s and in its 6th generation of the Kourtzis family, now uses ceramics to create artistic jewellery items - well worth a look! Signed ΚΕΡΑΜΙΚΗ ΚΟΥΡΤΖΗ ΑΓΙΑΣΟΣ ΛΕΣΒΟΥ. In vintage condition with expected crazing. There are no breaks but a couple of areas (on one horn, underneath, on the handle) where the glossy glaze hasn't taken and the colour goes straight to the stone - giving a rougher texture. I am not sure if this might be where the glaze has come off, then coloured, but the colour is so exact, and the edges of the glaze so smooth, that I feel it must have happened at the time of production. Priced to take this into account however - just in case. All part of the beauty I would say.
This is a heavy item.
Approx 30cm long and 17cm tall
1-3 business days
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