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Elephante No.50

‘Elephante No.50’ Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920.

Brazil Azevedo & Cia Elephante Cadiz-Pattern Add to Collection

“Elephante No.50” Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920. “Elephante No.50” is an imitation of the Spanish manufacturer Olea’s “Elefante” brand.

‘Elephante No.50’ Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920 ‘Elephante No.50’ Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920 ‘Elephante No.50’ Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920 ‘Elephante No.50’ Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920

Above: ‘Elephante No.50’ Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920. Images courtesy José Luiz Pagliari.

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