Vase . Container in the form of a tall glass, cup or large jug, generally ornamental in function. it can be presented smooth or decorated, depending on the manufacturer.


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  • 1 Historical forms of vases
  • 2 Elementary typology of vases
  • 3 Antique Vases
  • 4 Beauty of the vases
  • 5 Sources

Historical forms of vases

Greek Vases

Chinese Vases

Spanish Vases.

Elementary typology of vases

  • Pitcher vases with the heads of fauns, lions or other images from mythology.
  • Vases with designs inherited from the Romanesque.
  • Vases of cups, glasses or fountains, with a decoration band in Romanesque style and a predominance of plant motifs.
  • Model cup “Medici” or “Regency” (very frequent in marble and stone).
  • Vases with a smooth body and a fluted glass base.
  • Vases with pleats and smooth horn.
  • Vases with pleats and handles.
  • Vases with folds and fluted base.
  • Vases of the urn or cup-urn type.
  • Vases of type “Val D’Osne” with tall glass, handles and Renaissance decoration.
  • Double fluted pylon.

Antique vases

Antique vases are highly collectible art and home decor items. Depending on your country of origin, your style, and the material they are made of, antique vases can be very expensive and will fetch a high price at auction. Many cultures and societies throughout history had their own methods and styles for making them, whether for functional or decorative purposes.

Beauty of the vases

The secret of its beauty derives from the use of asbolana, a mineral product of manganese alteration, which is precisely what gives the pieces the particular blue tint and its brightness and transparency. The texture of the body is the work of the skilled hands of the artisans, in addition to the amazing manufacturing technique, another factor that distinguishes the pieces and makes them so striking.


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