Metal on terracotta "vitesse" sculpture. Probably italian.


Attributed to Gennarelli. Probably italian 1920 art deco patinated cooper on terracotta large figure.
Interesting manufacturing process which consists of depositing a thin layer of copper on a surface by electrolysis.
This process, widely used by Christofle for tableware, was also implemented, often in Italy, for decorative sculptures from the beginning of the 20th century.

Circa 1920.
Excellent condition and patina.

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