"It is gratifying to hear from you how appreciative you are for what answers we can supply. For many of us here, we do this to help others with their mysterious objects and enjoy the hunt for the sometimes elusive answers.
Sometimes we can…"
"Thank you, Michael for generously sharing your knowledge! I've learned more than I expected, as you can see by my note to Walter. This is why Florida is famous for yard sales - relatives clean out elder's homes when they pass, unsure of…"
"Thank you Walter - So nice to know there are such knowledgeable people willing to share their insight generously! With all the info that has been given here, I've even been able to put my finger on just how it came to be here at my house…"
"Your item is created in the Raffaellesco Style by Fratelli Fanciullacci, Italian for The Fanciullacci Brothers. Although I don't know much about their works specifically, there is a lot of this style item on Google Images and…"
"The "F over F" mark tells me your bowl was produced by FRATELLI FANCIULLACCI (The Fanciullacci Brothers) of Montelupo Florentine. The company was created in 1862 and and closed in 1988. They produced various products ranging…"
"Well, as they say there is no accounting for taste, LOL
Your's is an Italian art pottery candy box, mid century. Probably made between 1960 and the 1980's. Theses pieces are common and often found all over. They do not sell for much. But…"