Statue in Papier-mache: Farmer with "Caciotta"
  • Statue in Papier-mache: Farmer with "Caciotta"
  • Statue in Papier-mache: Farmer with "Caciotta"
  • Statue in Papier-mache: Farmer with "Caciotta"

Statue in Papier-mache: Farmer with "Caciotta"

Price:
€140.40
This represents a piece of Salento's Tradition: livestocks and cheese factories. The production of cheese products has been for Centuries deeply rooted in Puglia, therefore a humble and old Shepherd who carries his cheeses.

Papier-mache is deeply rooted in Lecce and it is handed down from Teachers of Paper-mache, who jelously preserve the Knowledge of ancient manifacturing's Technics, totally unchanged for over 400 Years.

One starts from a Skeleton made of iron and straw, which is then dressed with paper and its several wrinkles realized by the expert hands of the Artisan; head, hands and feet are made in painted terracotta. Focheggiatura consists in burning sides of papers with ardent coal. Statues in paper-mache are no longer “simple” pieces of the Nativity but they become valued and exclusive pieces of Furniture.

Material: Lecce's Papier-mache and terracotta

Dimensions: cm 35 h x 30 l x 20 p

Weight: 1,5 kg

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