Plastic (Technique, Concept)

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Plastic vases (from the German Plastik, meaning sculpture) are mold-made figural vessels taking human, animal, or hybrid forms. While the sculptural elements of a plastic vase are often made in two-part molds, parts can also be modeled by hand or wheel-thrown. This type of vase reached its peak popularity in Athens during the 5th c. BCE. Plastic vases were also produced in Corinth and Boeotia.

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