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Phytomorphic toothpick holder with birds alighted

Maria AméliaSecond half of the 20th century

Museu do Homem do Nordeste

Museu do Homem do Nordeste
Recife, Brazil

Name of registration of the author: Maria Amélia da Silva. Year and place of birth: 1923, Tracunhaém, PE. There are three types of ceramics: simple utilitarian, figurative utilitarian, and decorative. The work is almost entirely made manually, and lathe is used mostly for utilitarian pieces. The art of making vases, sculptures, and other objects became one of the strongest expressions of the culture in the Northeast region.

Details

  • Title: Phytomorphic toothpick holder with birds alighted
  • Creator: Maria Amélia
  • Date Created: Second half of the 20th century
  • Location Created: Pernambuco - Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: 35,5 x 14,5 cm
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Fundação Joaquim Nabuco
  • Medium: Ceramics

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