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Teste Di Moro Siciliane

HEAD CERAMIC CALTAGIRONE VERUS 48 CM

HEAD CERAMIC CALTAGIRONE VERUS 48 CM

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Ceramic head Caltagirone Woman

  • Decoration: Multicolor
  • Application: Green spheres and yellow turban
  • Dimensions: L 32 cm x H 48 cm
  • Brand: Verus

Meaning and History of the Sicilian Moor's Heads


Ornamental ceramic vases modeled and painted by hand, depicting the face of a man and a woman,
are used as precious and highly sought-after objects of 'furniture, which give liveliness and class to any environment, even modern .

Born from the skilled hands of local artisans and exported all over the world,
today the Moro's heads are almost always reproduced in pairs and are symbols of the Sicily par excellence, certainly among the most characteristic.
The Moor's heads in Caltagirone ceramic are recognized all over the world, an icon of style and trend, the result of centuries-old tradition and studied craftsmanship.
The Moors are now a symbol for Sicily, but they have behind them a very ancient and important history typical of a Sicily immersed in a magical atmosphere between ancient traditions, myths and legend and that tell of thwarted loves, passions and jealousies.

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