CALTAGIRONE: Head Vase Woman with LEMONS Antiqued Ivory (Small)
Size: 8" DIAM. X 10" HIGH
AVAILABLE - We currently have 1 in stock.
100% Authentic - Ceramic Hand Painted in Italy!
Our new Caltagirone Collection features the traditional Moorish Heads of Sicily also know as Pot Heads, fancy plant pots adorned with regional fruits such as lemons and pomegranates and Baroque bass relief motifs. These Moorish Heads were traditionally placed atop gateposts or in outdoor gardens but nowadays they are mostly used as interior decorating pieces and became unique ''conversation pieces''. When the Moors invaded Sicily from North Africa in the 11th century, they built ceramics workshops all over the island and taught the Sicilians to make brightly colored majolica, an art form which gradually spread throughout Sicily. These Pot Heads, although originated from Palermo, flourished in the renowned ceramic town of Caltagirone near Catania becoming their most traditional item. Caltagirone is famed for its Sicilian ceramics and a key reason for the popularity is the quality of the Sicilian clay, freshly mined from Sicilian valleys and mountains that contain a mixture of unique silicates that give the material its special properties. Size: 8" DIAM. X 10" HIGH
We understand that Authenticity is of the most concern when purchasing fine Italian pottery. When you order from us, rest assured that you will receive absolutely first quality, genuine products!
- All of our products are brand new, 100% Authentic, Original products Hand Painted and Hand Made in Italy.
- All our products are always accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity and further authenticated with a tamper evident Hologram Sticker.
- Our company was the very first direct importer in the United States of real Deruta pottery since 1983.
- Orders are shipped promptly from our Glenview, IL USA warehouse.
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