Category Archives: Samos, Chios, Mitilini

Wedding pitcher from Agios Stefanos of Mantamados village (island of Lesbos, NE Aegean Sea). This is a characteristic earthenware vessel with many handles, decorated with beautiful floral motifs made by white slip. The two large handles symbolize the married couple … Continue reading

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Four handled earthenware jug from the island of Chios (Aegean Sea, Greece). A typical example of ceramic production from the village of Armolia, decorated with white slip and green glaze which bond well with the semi-porous surface. Armolia is located … Continue reading

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Wine jugs from the island of Samos (Aegean Sea, Greece). The muscat grape is the main decorative motif on these pots, which were made at the potteries of Karlovasi in the middle of 20th century. Samos Muscat wine is famous … Continue reading

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Pitcher with the portrait of Lord Byron from the Greek island of Lesvos (village of Agiasos). George Gordon Byron (1788 – 1824), commonly known as Lord Byron, was one of the greatest British poets and a leading figure in Romanticism. … Continue reading

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