item #2507
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Ceramic Indonesian Figure Sculpture 'Bantang', by Clelia Bertetti c.1933

£contact Figurines Ceramic Indonesian Figure Sculpture 'Bantang', by Clelia Bertetti c.1933 (item #2507)
An exquisite figure with contrasting matt and gloss glazes of an Indonesian boy playing a sitar and dressed in white pants with a printed belt, wearing a patterned kerchief.
H: 39cm W: 48cm D: 30cm
Italy C 1933

Clelia Bertetti (1904-1995) was an Italian ceramic artist and art director who trained at L’Accademia di Belle Arti in Turin, and at the studio of sculptor Guido Cadori in Florence.
She was the most celebrated of the art directors at Lenci Pottery, where she worked from 1927 to 1930. In 1929 her work was shown at Gallery Pesaro in Milan. In 1932 she left Lenci and partnered with Piero Ducato to open Le Bertetti studio in Torino.

Prominent exhibitions:
Mostra degli Amici dell’Arte (Exhibition of friends of the Arts) in Turin in 1933
Mostra dell’Artigianato (Exhibition of Crafts) in Florence in 1935
Mostra d’Arte Sacra (Exhibition of sacred Art) at the Vatican

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