12 Italian Fornasetti Tiles Classic Motif Mounted Sgnd

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Italian: Pottery: Pre 1910: Item # 1085447
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

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Each of two gilt frames with six neoclassical inspired glazed ceramic tiles counter-sunk in beige velvet matting and framed under glass. The 6" square tiles have oval black and white images of classical figures within a 3/4" foliate border in black, on a speckled faux marble antico rosa background, wool felt applied to the backs, stamped with "Fornasetti...Milano...Made in Italy" with a hand holding a paintbrush image. Overall each frame measures apprx. 46" x 11-1/2". no condition problems-made in 40s 50s at the original factory in Milano Italy. Condition: Tiles are in good condition, frames with minor wear,