Pretty centerpiece with handles snake, shaped and painted by hand.
The style of the decoration is "Raffaellesco", featuring woven leaves and winged dragons on bright red, green and cobalt blue background.
The addition of bright red makes it a a unique piece, a synthesis of tradition and innovation.
The side medallions show two cupids supporting a garland.
The boy in the center is the childlike figure of Eros, god of Love.
The outer sides are decorated with grotesques and small medallions with cherubs riding dolphins.
Unique piece, signed and dated.
Dimensions: width 30 cm ( including handles ); Height 22 cm ( including handles).