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Green Askos vase

The artefact

This large, organic-shaped vase is made using only the “a colombino” technique and its engraved and glazed surfaces are enhanced through the use of mottled contrasting vibrant colours. The nature and archaic culture of the island are emphasised by the choice of colours and shapes, characterised by the ceramist’s distinctive trait.


Materiali: Clay, Glaze
Tecniche di lavorazione: "A colombino" shaping (coiling), Manual shaping, Glazing
Dimensioni: Width 23 cm; Length 32 cm
Località di produzione: Assemini

Artigiano: Maria Grazia Gavini
Settore: Ceramics

More details on the Mediterranean Crafts Archive

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