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Good luck horse

The artefact

Cavallino, a decorative object inspired by an original manufact of traditional culture, is hand-crafted, painted and glazed. It is designed as an architectural decoration, usually installed on the roofs of the house until recent times, as a lucky charm and a sign of protection. The object portrays a knight riding a horse in sa remada position, a rite to gain the blessing on Earth.

Details

Tecniche di lavorazione: Plate shaping, Manual shaping, Glazing, Ceramic glazing
Dimensioni: Width cm 20 ; Height cm 19
Località di produzione: Serramanna

Artigiano: LS Linearte
Settore: Ceramics

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