05 août 2012

The famous Cobalt Blue Dish of Albenga

The famous Cobalt Blue Dish of Albenga. One of the most valuable archaeological finds discovered at Albenga is a great dish cobalt blue, found intact, made with a mold, but embellished with grinding, carving and then sanding the wheel, found in a tomb of the second century AD. The figures that decorate the center are made "negative relief" and are a pair of Putti who dance in honor of Bacchus with soft features. The winged cherub holding a musical instrument to six rods, called the syringe, and a shepherd's crooked staff. The... [Lire la suite]
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