53. Greece – Samos (Aegean Sea) Pair of Wine Jugs 20th c.

Samos (Greece) 20th - Private Collection Greece

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 worldwide and is produced by a specific grape variety which is cultivated on the island’s mountain slopes. The ceramic tradition of Samos begins in ancient times when in the island were produced high quality ceramics.

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