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Mater Tonda

The artefact

The soft forms of this ceramic sculpture tell millennium-old stories, taken from the archaic pre-Nuragic culture with plastic and expressive trait, which evoke the female figure intended as a goddess symbolising fertility. Handcrafted, the Mater Tonda comes in the majolica version with red galzing and in the black bucchero version.

Details

Materiali: Clay, Glaze
Tecniche di lavorazione: Plate shaping, Manual shaping, Glazing, Bucchero
Dimensioni: Width 14 cm; Height 18.5 cm
Località di produzione: San Sperate

Artigiano: Giampaolo Mameli
Settore: Ceramics

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