Red Ceramic Fish Platter by Ernestine Virden Cannon, Salerno, Italy
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∙ Designer: Ernestine Virden-Cannon, Matteo D’Agostino ∙ Condition: In excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks. It has the original foil label on the base which shows some wear and some surface wear. ∙ Size: ・Height: 2 cm ・Width: 26 cm ・Length: 27 cm ・Weight: 650g + packaging
A brightly coloured red ceramic fish plate by Ernestine Ceramics in Salerno, Italy.
The Ernestine factory in Salerno, Italy was founded by Ernestine Virden-Cannon and Matteo D'Agostino, her husband, in 1948. Virden-Cannon was an accomplished artist and designed the decoration for the forms her husband produced. The factory was closed following the deaths of D'Agostino in 1968 and of Virden-Cannon in 1969.