Help With Identifying Mid Century Italian Horse Pottery

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Post by redangoravintage Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:00 pm

Hello! My in-laws received this unusual piece of Italian pottery in 1964. I am trying to identify the artist. Any help would be appreciated.


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Post by 22 Crawford St. Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:19 pm

Hi redangoravintag & welcome. You have picked on a notoriously difficult country with many small local potteries. I'm still trying to track down some mark on Italian ceramics, it's not an easy one...
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Post by redangoravintage Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:30 pm

Thank you, 22 Crawford St! I've tried to identify this piece off and on over the past couple of years, to no avail. Definitely seems to be a tricky one! I thought I might finally try a forum for some help. Thanks so much for checking out my post. :)
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Post by 22 Crawford St. Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:34 pm

Don't give up... ID ing ceramics is often not a 10 min thing - it can take years. ... and this is a very helpful place with people who are extremely knowledgeable / helpful but you have picked one of the hard ones!
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Post by olipayton Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:56 am

I like this very much, is it a money box
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Post by NaomiM Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:17 am

The Midcentury Italian Ceramics and Bitossi group on Facebook has an archive of Italian pottery marks for difficult pieces like this

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Post by redangoravintage Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:19 am

Thanks to everyone for their help! I think it's such a cool piece. My mother-in-law said that when she received it as a wedding gift in the 60s, she thought it was the ugliest thing she had ever seen (!!) but as the years passed, it grew on her and eventually became one of her favorite items. She had it displayed in her home for almost 50 years before passing it on to us. Happy
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Post by 22 Crawford St. Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:15 pm

Yes try here also

http://italianpotterymarks.freeforums.org/identification-help-f3.html
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