Testa di Moro Sicilian decoration and pure gold
Testa di Moro Sicilian decoration and pure gold

Testa di Moro Sicilian decoration and pure gold

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   Head of Moor with Sicilian decoration and pure gold, in artistic ceramic made and hand painted by the master potters of Caltagirone. 

They stand out for the beauty of their faces and details, combined with the brilliance of colors and the velvety brightness of the ceramic. 

Measure 45 cm in height. 

The male version is also available.

 

My emotion:

As a child, in the garden of my uncles' house in Palermo, to decorate the entrance to the avenue covered with grape pergolas, there were succulent plants that came out of red terracotta pots, in the shape of a Moor's Head. Every time I passed by, I looked at them with a mixture of restlessness and fascination. It seemed to me that a form of life had crystallized in those strange objects and that at any moment the Moor's Head could come alive and talk.