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Pinecone in artistic ceramic of Caltagirone, h 11 cm

€14.90

Pinecone in artistic ceramic of Caltagirone, h 11 cm

€14.90
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Description
TherePine conemade and hand painted inCaltagirone artistic ceramicshas ancient origins.

Fruit of the pine, it has always enclosed i in different civilizationssymbolic meaningsof vital force, immortality, divinity, linked to the tree that generates it, together with those of fertility and regenerative force for the seeds it contains.
 
Risen as a symbol of the mountain, home of the Gods, we find it, already in remote times, in the Mediterranean area to represent the divinity; and if in the iconographic tradition of the Far East, especially in India, it stands at the top of the Tree of Life, in the Greek one it is at the top of the tyrso, the stick of Dyoniso, god linked to the mysteries of death and rebirth, of regeneration and resurrection.

These values ​​left obvious signs inSicily: the pine cone is not only often found onpillars of the gatesentry, but is used asornament, or, again, howornamental elementof the four corners in the 19th century iron double beds.

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