This vase is wheel-thrown while the mascherone figures on the lid were casted from an old mold belonging to the ceramic tradition of Albisola Marina (Liguria) in Marco Tortarolo studio. Mascherone figures can be found on traditional vases as well as by gates and doorways throughout the coastal town of Albisola. A protector figure of thresholds.
Blend of local Ligurian clays applied as slip on the outside. The inside is glazed for liquids.
May 3, 2022
Local Clay Vases