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Testa di Moro Maschio Moro With Yellow and Orange Pomegranates h 40 - Ceramiche Caltagirone
Testa di Moro Maschio Moro With Yellow and Orange Pomegranates h 40
The handcrafted Caltagirone ceramics modeled and decorated entirely by hand.
The majolica is made entirely by hand, so the same product will never be perfectly identical.
100% Made in Italy Handmade
ATTENTION TIME OF REALIZATION ABOUT 20 days
SINCE ITEMS ARE HAND-MADE AND ON COMMISSION, THE RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL CANNOT BE EXERCISED
Unique handcrafted productions that represent the true history of Caltagirone majolica recognized all over the world for its true artistic and cultural value.
Decorate your home with the wonderful original Handmade “Moor's Heads”.
Do you know the history of the Moor's Heads?
Legend has it that in Palermo, during the period of the domination of the Moors in Sicily, in the Arab quarter, where the sultan once stayed, a beautiful girl lived in a palace who loved to spend her days taking care of the flowers and plants on her balcony. .
One day a young dark-haired man saw the beautiful girl, intent on taking care of her plants, he fell in love with her, decided to want her for himself, and declared her love for her. The girl, struck by so much feeling, returned the love of the young man, but when she knew that the Moor would leave her to return to his lands in the East, where a wife with children was waiting for him, she killed him, cut off his head, he made a pot of it where he planted some basil and put it on display outside on the balcony.
The dark, so, not being able to go away would always remain with her. Meanwhile, the basil grew luxuriantly and aroused the envy of all the inhabitants of the neighborhood who, not to be outdone, had terracotta pots built in the shape of a Moor's head.