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Ceramics

  • These original decorative ceramic elements glazed using a brush and relief technique feature a harmonious black and white composition. They revive the lapwing of the local decorative iconography with distinctive trait and stylish touch.

  • The elaborate composition of the decorative plate features the rural scene of a shepherd sitting at rest, surrounded by the circular sequence of his flock.

  • Moorish elements of Mediterranean culture are arranged with fine decorative motifs in the complex surface of the large ornamental plate. Being a high-quality piece, it is characterized by the uniqueness of the realization that testify to a clearly sensitive creative process.

  • The "Sa Mustra" bowl collection, inspired by the decorative motifs of ancient Sardinian chests, available in different variants with the typical plover decoration, combines with the symbols of Nature's four elements: earth, fire, water and air.

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Il settore

Local pottery production started during the Neolithic age, featuring peculiar characteristics that evolved during the Nuragic age. Neolithic pottery productions explored the female body, rounded also in pottery production, being a representation of the Mother goddess. Nuragic pottery featured simple and stylized designs, a tribute to the strength of war.
 
In the following ages, the regular exchange of imported pottery, linked to the interaction of different cultures with Sardinia, made it difficult to define what local production really was, since production became a self-sufficient expression of modern age, only when stylistic features and technical procedures were define and kept unchanged until recent times.
 
For instance, terracotta was slipped and glazed. Few and functional models were lathe-crafted: pitchers, marigas, containers, sciveddas, pans, pingiadas, flasks, frascus, bowls, discus, and other types of pots and pouring receptacles.
 
The setting is rural and pastoral. They are objects of daily use, for the transportation and and storage of water, baking, the preparation of desserts and food products. Yet, embellishments and expressive characterizations are also used. The festive versions are used during solemn occasions, anniversaries, rituals, and are part of the set of votive tools. They are made by the most skilled figuli, using graphite and decorated with plastic additions, plant motifs and the figures of saints and other religious and good-luck symbols.
 
 
These productions that belong to the local material culture, together with the productions of other sectors such as hand-made weaving, jewelry, carving and basket weaving, share a secret language, and intimate and evocative jargon.