Bitossi Canister, ceramic green and gold, Signed. Small to medium scale.   Signed on underside: 95/4345 Italy

Dimensions: Dia. 4.5" x H 10.25"

Origin: Italy

Circa: 1960s

Guido Bitossi founded Manifattura Cavaliere Bitossi e Figlia (Manufacturer Sir Bitossi and Sons) in 1921 in Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy. The family had been involved in making roof tiles for centuries, and the 1921 enterprise was geared to continue making these roof tiles plus floor tiles, everyday household ceramic items and some art pottery.