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Tall Palmetta vase

The artefact

This terracotta vase is decorated with palmetta (small palm) motifs, in alternating dark and light bands, designed by this artisan drawing on the motif of a ceramic fragment of Oristano dating back to the sixteenth century. Lathe shaped and with slip and glaze decoration, it is part of a distinctive line with the same palmette motif, which counts unique objects with ever-changing style and decorations.


Materiali: Clay, Tin-glazing
Tecniche di lavorazione: Lathe-shaping, Slip, Ceramic glazing
Dimensioni: Diameter 26 cm; Height 47 cm

Artigiano: Margherita Pilloni
Settore: Ceramics

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