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Shell sculpture

The artefact

A sculptural object of clear artistic value, it is part of a remarkable series that the artist produced inspired by the ex voto finds of the Punic tombs. Originally designed as monochromatic figures, over time they have been enriched with relief elements, polychrome glaze, pure gold and shells.


Materiali: Local clay, Glaze
Tecniche di lavorazione: Plate shaping, Manual shaping, Glazing
Dimensioni: Width 13 cm; Height 37 cm
Località di produzione: Cagliari

Artigiano: Maria Licheri
Settore: Ceramics

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