Ice bucket shaped like a pomegranate

Contemporary Era, Europe
AL9859
This container was made by the Fonderia dell'Arte foundry, in Florence (Italy). The designer, Mauro Manetti, is renowned for his naturalistic ice buckets, shaped like animals (a duck, an owl) or plants (a cabbage, a pineapple and, as illustrated, a pomegranate).

Datasheet

  • Type: Tableware
  • Place of origin: Italy
  • Materials and techniques: Silver plated metal
  • Date: circa 1950
  • Dimensions: 18 + 17 cm
  • Weight: 1860g
  • Artist/Creator: Mauro Manetti
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