Antica Majolica Limoni Collection
The Tuscan “refreshing” look ...
A true classic from Montelupo (Tuscany) and an Artistica’s
exclusive, created using the now rare technique called “Ingobbio”.
Prior to first firing, a glaze obtained from clay of different color
(Barbotina or Bianchetto) is applied only on the exterior part of
This ancient Tuscan process produces an authentic “Old World” look,
and adds significant body to the colors. You can actually feel the
consistent (almost raised) body of the painting when gently passing
your hand over decorated parts.
Due to the complexity of both preparation and painting, this
technique is now used by very few artisans, which makes these items
very hard to find.