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Boccalino

In the Swiss canton Ticino Common name (Italian Boccale = pitcher) for a ceramic drinking vessel with about 0.25 liter volume. It is the miniature form of an earlier Italian wine measure. The bulbous vessel with foot, handle and beak is with ring-shaped ribbons, wine motifs or Tessin motifs such. B. painted known buildings and monuments. This is especially the predominant in Ticino Merlot and the Nostrano served. See also below capacity measures and wine vessels,

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