« 2019. #1 (145)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2019, 1 (145), 66—72

UDK 738.](477.83-21)”19/20″


MOTYL Romana


Candidate of Arts (Ph. D), Associate Professor,

Senior Researcher

Folk Art Department,

Ethnology Institute of NAS of Ukraine,

15, Svobody ave.,79000, Lviv, Ukraine

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Abstract. Smoked ceramics is one of the most ancient types of pottery. There is a revival of the traditions of this craft in some pottery centres of Ukraine on the turn of the XX-th—XXI-st centuries. This article examines the period of the emergence and formation of a newly discovered pottery centre in the town of Chervonograd, which is in Lviv region. The typology and artistic peculiarities of pottery works by Oksana Martynovych (Smerechynska), Dmitro Kahanyuk, Oksana Ivanytska, Sofiya Grybovska, Lidiya and Andriy Ulyanytsky, Sergiy Ivashkiv are analyzed. It was found out that the manufacture of smoked ceramic ware by craftsmen from Chervonograd testifies to a deliberate appeal to ethnic sources, which inspire not only for copying, but also for creative interpretations.

Keywords: Ukraine, Chervonograd, smoked ceramics, pottery, pottery centre, revival of traditions, craftsmen, pottery ware, creative interpretation.

Received 28.12.2018


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