57. Maiolica Plate from Calvello (S. Italy)

Calvello (S. Italy) Plate 20th - Private Collection Greece

Maiolica plate from Calvello (South Italy). Calvello sits on a steep hillside in the middle of Basilicata, a mountainous region wedged between Puglia and Calabria. For centuries, apart from sheep farming and breeding, Calvello has produced fine tiles and ceramics. The Calvello potters developed their own unique style. The bird is a recurring theme on dishes, jugs, vases and other vessels of the local production. Mid-20th century, private collection Athens Greece.
Piatto in maiolica di Callvelo, Vasilicata. Uccello al centro (XX sec.). Coll. Privata, Atene.

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