Pair of 1950s Mid Century Nubian African Head Vases in Chartreuse with Gold Detailing | Hand Painted Man and Woman Pottery Bust Vases
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「Features」 · Ceramic pottery · Gorgeous lime-green glaze · Face, hair and earrings are beautifully detailed with black and red paint · Reflective gold detailing
「Style Inspiration」 A beautiful pair that displays elegance and character. These vases are of the bust of a tribal African man and woman with a golden bowl and headdress. The figures' skin boasts a gorgeous lime-green glaze though the face, hair and earrings are beautifully detailed with black and red paint. It will add a touch of strength and individuality to any space!
「History」 This gorgeous retro piece is a beautiful example of the style of pottery that came out of California during the 1950s. These head vases became a standard decorating item after WWII.
Head Vase collecting is becoming hugely popular. These head vases were used by florists in the '50s '60s and now are ending up in avid collector's displays.
「Dimension」 5.5" H x 4.5" L x 2.75" W
「Condition」 The male figure has a crack along one side of his forehead. (See close up picture.) The woman figure is in very good vintage condition.