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Post by R.Ferrao on January 3rd 2012, 10:11 pm

Querubim Lapa was born in 1925 and is one of the most relevant portuguese ceramists of the 20th century. He works till today keeping a workshop at Viuva Lamego - http://www.viuvalamego.com/default1.html

Large wall plaque from the late 50s, part of the Gulbenkian collection:

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 407110

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 407510

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Post by R.Ferrao on January 3rd 2012, 10:29 pm

Large wall plate with hybrid figure, 1959.
Part of the Gulbenkian collection.

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 408111
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Post by R.Ferrao on January 3rd 2012, 10:32 pm

Another large wall plate with a hybrid figure, 1959.
Part of the Gulbenkian collection.

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 407610
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Post by big ed on January 4th 2012, 10:06 am

Lovely stuff Rita, the face in the first one is quite subtle Most Excellent
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Post by R.Ferrao on January 5th 2012, 1:57 pm

Hi, thanks. I will try to post more, as Querubim's work is a part of several public buildings.
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Querubim Lapa (Portugal) Empty Face wall plate

Post by R.Ferrao on January 5th 2012, 2:01 pm

Another face from 1970.
31,8 cm x 7,6 cm

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 76x31_11

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Querubim Lapa (Portugal) Empty Section of the Comptoir Suisse panel (1957)

Post by R.Ferrao on January 5th 2012, 6:02 pm

This is a section of a panel made to be a part of the portuguese pavilion at the "Comptoir Suisse" in 1957.
It depicts a mermaid surrounded by fish, representing the sea products.


Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 414810

A few details of the fish:


Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 415010

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 415110

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 415210

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 415510



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Post by R.Ferrao on January 5th 2012, 6:04 pm

A few more details and signature:


Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 415310

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 415410

Querubim Lapa (Portugal) 414510
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Post by dantheman on January 5th 2012, 6:29 pm

I LOVE that one!!

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Post by R.Ferrao on January 5th 2012, 7:03 pm

Thanks Dan! I know you love mermaids... Happy
I promise to post more, later.
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Post by dantheman on January 5th 2012, 7:48 pm

I love fish too!

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Post by R.Ferrao on January 7th 2012, 7:14 pm

Two plaques with faces from the 60s.
30,5 x 30,5 x 5 cm each.

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