The putti Capodimonte by Vito Nesta are a reinterpretation of the famous Capodimonte porcelain, a poetic gesture and unexpected that dappled black and gold pure white porcelain.
color and gold spots that disobey and deny the forms of valuable and detailed work, and then seem to be reconciled in fish kept in hand by putti.
From the meeting with Vito Nesta it was born a collaboration on the reinterpretation of some historical pieces of Brothers Majello collection. This project was developed with the intent to contemporise with a new look real pieces of art in total respect for tradition and admiration for the craft, with the intention of keeping the culture still alive, the memory and the importance history of this craft.
The opportunity to realize putti Capodimonte limited edition is the exhibition BRILLIANT CERAMICS Luisa Via Roma. The exhibition is in Florence from January to 9 5 2017 June.
In the nineteenth century, the Majello were a famous family of notaries, but the 1867's great-grandfather, impassioned by a great artistic veins, fell in love with the daughter of a master potter. Ready to learn the art of Capodimonte, before he became a good student, then a great artist, the best in Italy.
The secrets of the old process have been transmitted from generation to generation, almost like genetic inheritance. Now it's up to Marco Majello follow the traditions of the old Neapolitan school in the working of Capodimonte porcelain and keep them alive. All creations Brothers Majello are handmade with genuine passion and love allowing the continuity of this age-old Neapolitan artistic tradition.
Design: Vito Nesta
Photo credits: Andrea Pedretti