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The Ethnology Notebooks, 2018, № 5 (143), 1124—1131

UDK 39:[738.3:666.64](477.4-15)(091)


Received  15.07.2018



Motyl Romana Yaroslavivna, Candidate in Arts (Ph.D.), Senior Researcher

at the Institute of Ethnology

of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,

department of Folk Art, Associate Professor

of the Department of Design and Architecture Fundamentals

at the Institute of Architecture of Lviv Polytechnic National University.

Svobody Avenue 15, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

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Abstrakt. The article is devoted to the pottery of one of the original centres of Podillya — Tovste. The history of the pottery craft in the centre is considered, assortment of products, shape, colouring, ornamental motifs and decorative compositions are analyzed. The creativity of some potters, such as Yakym Prykarskyi, Mykhailo Lukiianovych, Stepan Kaminetskyi, Yevhen Kutsiarskyi, Vasyl Bardachevskyi, are highlighted.

Keywords: Tovste, centre, pottery, clay, assortment of products, shape, coloring, ornamental motifs, creativity, potters.


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