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DARK BROWN SICILIAN CERAMIC CALTAGIRONE GRAY 42 CM

DARK BROWN SICILIAN CERAMIC CALTAGIRONE GRAY 42 CM

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Sicilian Ceramic Moor's Head Caltagirone Man

  • Realization: Modeled and decorated by hand
  • Decoration: Gray and green
  • Dimensions: L 30 cm x H 42 cm
  • Fire signed

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 legends that narran or of thwarted loves, passions and jealousies.

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