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Peasant Village Italian Large Glazed Red Shell Ceramic Bowl, 1960s

Peasant Village Italian Large Glazed Red Shell Ceramic Bowl, 1960s

Regular price $871.00 USD
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Stunning large red ceramic shell centre piece by Peasant Village Italy.

Peasant Village ceramics, also known as "Paesantina" ceramics, are a type of Italian earthenware pottery that originated in the countryside of Tuscany. These ceramics are characterized by their rustic, handcrafted appearance, often featuring designs that are inspired by rural life, such as flowers, animals, and landscapes.

Peasant Village ceramics are typically made using traditional techniques that have been passed down through generations of Italian potters. The clay used to make the pottery is sourced locally and is often mixed with sand or other materials to give it a rough, textured appearance. The pottery is then shaped by hand or with a potter's wheel, fired in a kiln, and glazed with bright, colorful glazes.

One of the most famous centers for Peasant Village ceramics is the town of Montelupo Fiorentino, located in the province of Florence. Montelupo Fiorentino has a long history of pottery production, dating back to the Middle Ages, and is known for its distinctive style of ceramics, which often feature intricate designs in shades of blue and white.

Peasant Village ceramics are popular with collectors and are often used as decorative objects in homes and gardens. They are also commonly used for serving food and drinks, and can add a charming, rustic touch to any table setting. 

Manufacturer: Peasant Village
Place of Origin: Italy
Date of Manufacture: 1960s
In style: Mid Century Modern
Materials & Techniques: Glazed Ceramic
Condition: Good condition, wear and consist with age and use 

Dimensions:
Height:        9 cm
Diameter:  32 cm

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