54. Greek (Chios) Jug – Village of Armolia, Nebotis

Greece (Chios) Jug 20th - Private Collection Greece

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 about 20Km SW of the city of Chios. The Armolousians have a long tradition in making and decorating ceramics such as: pitchers, vases, jars, bowls and cups. This water jug was made in mid 20th century and in the local dialect is named Nebotis (Νεμπότης).

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