42. Cyprus Vatta – Ceramic Vessel from Kornos

Cyprus (Kornos) 20th - Private Collection Athens Greece

Vatta (in Greek : Βάττα με τα ποτούδκια), decorative ceramic vessel from the village of Kornos Cyprus (20th century). Kornos is one of the famous pottery centers in Cyprus, where pottery has the form of cottage industry. The pots are made exclusively by women working at home, using a primitive potter’s wheel positioned at a short distance from the ground. This kind of products is often unique and distinctive given the fact that they are not mass-produced.

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