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Sultan vase for the wall | Sicilian head vase

Sultan vase for the wall | Sicilian head vase

Regular price DKK 925.00
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Hand painted main vase / jar for the wall - dressed in ornate robes, lemons and flowers. Use it with or without flowers.

Teste di Moro (head of a stranger) is an old and very characteristic Sicilian tradition. The hand-painted vases are designed by local potters and carefully selected. All originate from a small local pottery town in Sicily – a town with cultural traces from early Arab kingdoms.

The art vases depict Arab sultans and Sicilian Donnas full of pride, elegance and mystery and are a tribute to the people who brought ceramics to Sicily. The tradition behind the Sicilian head vases is based on an ancient legend from the time when Palermo was Arab, which tells of strange, mysterious, flaming love, deadly hypocrisy and a severed head. Yes, maybe you have even seen White Lotus and know that there is something fascinating and mysterious about the beautiful heads. You can read about our trip to the Italian volcanic island on Moro Journal and read more about the deadly Sicilian legend about the origin of the main vases here.

All vases are unique and can therefore change in details and brush strokes.
ATTENTION! As they are handmade, some can become slightly damp at the bottom if there is water in them, so use a cut-off bottle or similar inside for flower water - this way you also avoid dirt and impurities inside.

Measurements: 20cm high / 14cm wide
Material: Ceramics / porcelain
Model: Medium
Origin: Sicily

ATTENTION! This is a made-to-order item: When you buy the main vase, we produce it directly for you. Therefore, there is a delivery time of up to 6 weeks.

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