Decorative Swallow Bowl
This truly unique piece features a collection of swallow birds encircling a beautiful bowl. Made of earthenware, this distinct composition is finished with a soft white glaze. The 3D nature of this vase evokes engagement, and would serve as an excellent home decor piece.
Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro is one of the most influential people of the nineteenth century Portuguese culture. His gorgeous artistic stoneware is skillfully artisan made through several techniques and procedures, some steps dating centuries back, resulting in one of a kind exceptional quality. The intangible heritage of Bordallo Pinheiro passed down to later generations of ceramic workers, through the teaching of ceramics technics, protecting the centenary knowledge which represents real treasures of our history and culture.
** Please note there are imperfections on this piece - there are 2 chips on 2 different swallows, that can easily be hid by facing the back if close to a wall, or using flowers/foliage to drape over the side. This bowl is sold AS-IS and Final Sale.
- hand painted elements
- made in Portugal
- 5 inch height x 10.75 inch diameter