51. Ceramic Pitcher from Vama Village of N. Transylvania (Romania)

Romania 20th - Private Collection Athens Greece

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 a capacity of 5-10 liters these pοts were used for storing wine or brandy. Vama is four kilometers south of Negresti-Oas, traditionally a ceramics and pottery centre of which little evidence remains today.

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