Aldo Londi for Bitossii Mid-Century Rimini Blu Pottery Sausage Dog

Aldo Londi for Bitossii Mid-Century Rimini Blu Pottery Sausage Dog

Code: TC21759

Dimensions:

W: 24.5cm (9.6")H: 7.5cm (3")D: 7cm (2.8")

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Delightful and stylish Italian mid-century Rimini Blu art pottery sausage dog figure designed by Aldo Londi (Italian, 1911-2003) for Bitossi and dating from around 1960. The dog has a long square formed body with a raised short tail and stands on short legs with a long pointed nose and with incised patterning to the body. The dog is hand painted in tones of turquoise blue and yellow with black painted features. The dog has an impressed BITOSSI ITALY makers mark to the base. A highly sought after and iconic design by one of Italy’s leading ceramicists.

A fine display piece in good condition and marked pieces tend to be less common.


Origin : Europe
Maker : Aldo Londi
Manufacture Date : Circa 1960
Materials : Pottery