Two Pop Art Inspired Hand-Painted Clay Sicilian Moro's Head Vases
It's an amazing pair of white clay Sicilian Moro's head vases, interpreted in a Pop Art style by a Sicilian painter and signed 1/1 MR on the base. There are no copies of these, they are uniques pieces. The legend of the Sicilian Moro's heads speaks of a noble Sicilian girl who lived a clandestine love with a young Arab, when this love was discovered by her family, both young lovers were beheaded. The heads were exposed on a balcony to warn others. For this reason, Moro's heads are made in pairs, in memory and in honour of the two murdered lovers. Width 35 cm, depth 32 cm, height 42 cm.