By Panos Valsamakis (1900 - 1986). Here you are viewing a absolutely gorgeous, handmade and hand painting old and authentic ceramic statue of art, enamel, with excellent glazed, refractory that was created in the year 1933 by the famous Greek artist Panos Valsamakis, one of the most important ceramist, of the 20th century. Ceramic tile of Valsamaki you can find, but a statue is difficult until to impossible to find.(Note that, "Kerameikos" rom year 1942 up to 1946, they him occupied by the Germans, during the WW2 and had stopped his production). It is signed in Greek with the monogram of the artist and dated 1933 in the inside the base.
Also inside the base there is an elliptical stamp of the factory "Kerameikos" SA. It depicts a young woman from a village with her traditional costume, holding a pitcher of water. Height 16.5 cm, weight 190 gr. Except for an slight deficiency, with a small scratch on the back of the head, nothing the serious, (see photo 9), it is in very good condition.We do our best to describe everything thoroughly and accurately. We take detailed photos so you can see the full condition of the item. The colors may vary slightly for various reasons. Please, excuse any reflections or shadows of the light, due the glazing, which that do not concern the condition of item. (remember that sometimes a picture can make items look worse than they actually are).
A Kerameikos", while from 1942 to 1957 he is the artistic director of the workshop "Pottery, AKEL who had founded the National Bank. After 1957 working at his private laboratory Marousi, Athens.
He presented his work at numerous exhibitions in Greece and abroad (Silver Medal in Esposition Internationale, Paris 1937). In 1982 he became a retrospective exhibition of his work at the National Gallery. Has illustrated books, he has published books, articles and essays in newspapers and magazines in Greece and abroad.His works are in the National Gallery, in the Gallery Katsigras. Vorres Museum, Contemporary Art, Teloglion Foundation, etc and adorning facades and interior both public and private buildings. Is listed in "Directory of Greek Artists" 16th - 20th century, Melissa edition, 1999, volume 1, pages 133-134. If, for any reason, you are unable to pay by then, please contact me. If your experience was less than a positive 5 stars, please let me know what I can do to fix it!
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The item "Greece, Greek Ceramic Art Statue Figurine Woman Pitcher Folk Costume, Valsamakis" is in sale since Thursday, May 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Studio/ Handcrafted Pottery". The seller is "luckysurfer11" and is located in Athens.This item can be shipped worldwide.