Ceramic production is one of the first crafts developed by human societies. They are created from clays with other mineral compounds that vary between geographies, molded and fired at high temperatures. The Piratini collection has a rich collection of ceramics, both decorative and utilitarian: from earthenware, such as faience and majolicas, to national and European porcelain.
Porcelain amphora with a rounded and elongated body with narrowing at the bottom near the base. Predominant shade is cobalt blue, with hand-painted motifs throughout the body of the piece, representing a mythological figure in beige, surrounded by arabesques and golden scrolls. Funnel-shaped base, widening in the central part and tapering at the top with a wider mouthpiece.