Moor Ceramic Vase, Matt Mud Color
  • Moor Ceramic Vase, Matt Mud Color

Moor Ceramic Vase, Matt Mud Color

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Magnificent ceramic vase, male Moor's head with a representation of a crown of figs (fruits and leaves). A piece made entirely by hand in Sicily - Italy.

Handcrafted in ceramic, double fired and hand painted, mud matte color.

A unique piece.

The Moors were members of the Muslim people of North Africa, of mixed Arab and Berber origin. In the 8th century they were converted to Islam and established power in North Africa, Sicily and Spain, where they established a civilization (756-1492).


During the Arab domination in Sicily, in the city of Palermo there was an Arab suburb called "La Kalsa".

In this small suburb lived a beautiful young woman who spent her time tending to the flowers on her balcony.

One day a young Moor was walking under the lady's balcony. He noticed the beauty of the young lady and he fell in love with her.

He did not wait a minute to declare his love and the beautiful young girl, impressed by the audacity of the lover, quickly experienced the same love.

Unfortunately, the young Moor was already married and had several children ... as soon as the young woman found out that he could leave to find his family, one day she waited for night and killed him while he slept soundly. She cut off his head and used it as a vase for her plants so she could have him forever by her side.

As the beauty of this vase was remarkable, the whole neighborhood wanted to own a similar one.

From this moment, the creation of vases in the shape of the heads of Moors began...

Dimensions and Specifications - Shipment information

- Width: 30 cm

- Height: 51 cm

- Depth: 30 cm

- Weight (item packed): 15 kg

- Era: Actual Arts and crafts

- Style: Orientalist

SPECIFIC DELIVERY INFORMATION: For safe delivery, reinforced packaging and delivery on a pallet. Price based on volume weight of packaged goods.

- Item Weight (kg): 9

- Parcel Weight secured on a pallet (kg): 15

- France Delivery (Out of Corsica and Dom Tom): 2-3 weeks

- Origins: Italy

- State: Unique Piece