Uzbekistan

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Summer Striped Pottery - Set of Two

This product belongs in the following collections:

Summer Striped Pottery - Set of Two

This product belongs in the following collections:

Summer Striped Pottery - Set of Two

This product belongs in the following collections:

Summer Striped Pottery - Set of Two

This product belongs in the following collections:

Summer Striped Pottery - Set of Two

Summer Striped Pottery - Set of Two

$55

Summer Striped Pottery - Set of Two

Uzbekistan

$55

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Ceramics are one of the oldest forms of decorative art in Uzbekistan, dating back to the 8th century. The craft peaking the 14th - 16th centuries with the development of delicate, porcelain-like pottery with blue glaze, reflecting the influence of Chinese ceramics that arrived via the Silk Road. Today, "hereditary masters" maintain the lineage of a specific style or technique passed down teach to student or father to son. In modern Uzbek society, ceramics are not only utilitarian and decorative, but also integral to family tradition. Porcelain cups, or tovoq, like these striped ones are common gifts from a bride's relative one or two days before her wedding.

These bowls are sold in sets of two. Due to the handmade nature of these ceramic pieces, each will vary slightly in dimension. Close dimensions are 2" H x 2" in diameter.

Please note that as unique, handmade art, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this piece, but may not be identical to the one you receive.