Category Archives: Balkans

Pair of anthropomorphic pitchers from the village Oboga, in Olt County (southern Romania). Oboga is a well known ceramic center, which is unique through its sculptural character of the shapes. Among Oboga’s ceramics are vinegar cruets, barrels, zoomorphic and anthropomorphic … Continue reading

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Zoomorphic ceramic pitcher from the village Poieniţa in Argeş, (southern central Romania). The mouth has been formatted in the shape of a mouflon’s head with horns in full curl. The European Mouflon (Ovis ammon musimon) is thought to be one … Continue reading

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Large ceramic pitcher from Vama village in Oaş region of Northern Transylvania (county of Satu Mare, Romania). The pitcher has a traditional shape and painted decoration inspired by the bright colors (white and red) of the local folk costumes. With … Continue reading

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Pitcher with relief decoration dated from the 19th century. Excelent example from the folk ceramic tradition of Bulgaria (Balkans). The Balkans (often referred as the Balkan Peninsula), is a geopolitical and cultural region of southeastern Europe that takes its name … Continue reading

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