Haban pottery in Transylvania

Karla Roşca
2015 Acta Ethnographica Hungarica  
Product of a craft with mediaeval roots in Western and Central Europe, Haban pottery represents an exceptional fi eld in the art of clay modelling. The article presents a short history of Hutterite settlement in Transylvania, the manufacturing technology used for the pottery ware and the wonderful pieces of Haban pottery from the collection of the Emil Sigerus Museum of Saxon Ethnography, some of them belonging to the fi rst period of Haban pottery from Alvinc (Vinţu de Jos, Romania) 1671, but
more » ... Romania) 1671, but also examples of post-Haban ware from the 18 th century.
doi:10.1556/022.2015.60.2.6 fatcat:cl75jdjlobfszbm6gwcqcvx4yq