Mexican ceramics in the Sicilian collections: reading the inventaries

Author/s Giamina Croazzo
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2020/1 Language Italian
Pages 5 P. 187-191 File size 149 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASSO2020-001021
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Catania’s Civic Museum holds a large number of Mexican terracotta artefacts, a reflection of a very widespread fashion between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, described in literature and documented in painted still lifes. The fame of these artifacts was waning from the second half of the nineteenth century, so much so that the Sicilian inventories between the end of the century and the following one lose memory of their origin.

Keywords: Buccheri, Mexico, Sicily, Inventories, Collections, Catania

Giamina Croazzo, I buccheri messicani nelle collezioni siciliane: la lettura degli inventari in "ARCHIVIO STORICO PER LA SICILIA ORIENTALE" 1/2020, pp 187-191, DOI: 10.3280/ASSO2020-001021