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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Pottery in the Modern Period

Pottery in the Modern Period

Decorative plate muffled by Minas Avramidis
19. End - early 20th century.

Pottery has been practiced widely in Indonesia, the small producers or large, open or closed vases, plain, smooth and glassy, to meet the immediate needs of the household. Greece in the north, there are a large number of pottery workshops before 1922, even though they are not too technical reached.

Pottery workshop operated in Thessaloniki, Kozani, Florina, Karvali Nea, near Kavala, Argos Orestikon, Diavata, and elsewhere; caiques take land from the islands where there are major centers of production (Rhodes, Samos, Lesvos, Thasos, Skyros, Corfu, etc.).

Various markets, as well as travel potters, proffered a number of clay vessels to meet basic needs. After the Asia Minor disaster (1922), craftsmen from Kiutacheia, Nikaia, and Tsanak-kale, the bearers of the tradition of the Middle East, to give new impetus to, and helping to revive, the Macedonian art of ceramics. Is circulating among Avramidis Minas.

See also
Civilization - Ceramics in the days of old
Pottery and glassware (324-565)
Coinage and pottery (565-867)
Pottery (1204-1430)
Travel - Modern Macedonia

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