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20th C. Mexican Ceramic Urns by Capelo (matched pair)

Lot 0169C Details

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North America, Mexico, Guanajuato, ca. 20th century CE, signed by Capelo, active latter part of 20th century and 21st century. A magnficent pair of ceramic urns, each one quite sizeable and skillfully decorated with colorful glazes in Capelo's signature style with a nearly identical motif of colorful flowers and vines surrounding rampant lions; the lions flank a framed ovoid portrait of flowers. Deep blue bands encircle the rim and base while the background is warm yellow and the interior is creamy white. Size of one (they are identical): 11" W x 17" H (27.9 cm x 43.2 cm)

Capelo is an artist, architect, painter, sculptor, and ceramicist. He also supervises a workshop for producing majolica items. For more information, see "Ceramics in Guanajuato, Mexico: A Look at Five Contemporary Studios," in Ceramics Monthly, March, 2003, 78-81.

Provenance: ex-private Moore collection, Denver, Colorado, USA, acquired prior to 1990

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#152673
Condition
Both are signed on underside with "Guanajuato, Mexico 'Capelo' ". Both vessels are intact and in excellent condition with very light wear commensurate with age.
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20th C. Mexican Ceramic Urns by Capelo (matched pair)

Estimate $600 - $900
Feb 27, 2020
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0169C: 20th C. Mexican Ceramic Urns by Capelo (matched pair)

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Est. $600 - $900Starting Price $300
Thu, Feb 27, 2020 10:00 AM EST
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Lot 0169C Details

Description
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North America, Mexico, Guanajuato, ca. 20th century CE, signed by Capelo, active latter part of 20th century and 21st century. A magnficent pair of ceramic urns, each one quite sizeable and skillfully decorated with colorful glazes in Capelo's signature style with a nearly identical motif of colorful flowers and vines surrounding rampant lions; the lions flank a framed ovoid portrait of flowers. Deep blue bands encircle the rim and base while the background is warm yellow and the interior is creamy white. Size of one (they are identical): 11" W x 17" H (27.9 cm x 43.2 cm)

Capelo is an artist, architect, painter, sculptor, and ceramicist. He also supervises a workshop for producing majolica items. For more information, see "Ceramics in Guanajuato, Mexico: A Look at Five Contemporary Studios," in Ceramics Monthly, March, 2003, 78-81.

Provenance: ex-private Moore collection, Denver, Colorado, USA, acquired prior to 1990

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#152673
Condition
...
Both are signed on underside with "Guanajuato, Mexico 'Capelo' ". Both vessels are intact and in excellent condition with very light wear commensurate with age.

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