The Exotic Parrot Vendor 

“Venditore di Pappagalli” (“Parrot Vendor”) detail from my father’s toy, hand-painted Sicilian cart. The cart was painted in Bagheria by Onofrio Ducato. It was given to my dad by his uncle Domenico in 1950. 

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Bellissimo!

  2. Claire walsh says:

    A vibrant and beautiful detail! What a wonderful family treasure with personal meaning.

  3. How sweet and lovely! I just kept reading the names over and over again. What a gift!

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