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Glazed Urn from Borneo

Sale price€280,00 EUR


This elegant piece was made in terracotta by local artisans on the island of Borneo in Indonesia, with a gazed finishing created with natural pigments applied with a very old technique. In Borneo, the art of pottery making has been a tradition since antiquity, for beauty, trade and daily life.

Urns with a delicate decor, color and finishing like this were amongst the more exclusive and higher priced pieces of pottery on the island, with multiple uses like storing food, objects or natural substances. Terracotta means baked earth and has been used by mankind for thousands of years, across all the worlds continents, for its versatility and strength.

It comes complete with it's story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope. Being artisan crafted each urn is slightly different.

Dimensions: ca 33cm diameter x 22cm heigh

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Glazed Urn from Borneo
Glazed Urn from Borneo Sale price€280,00 EUR