Welcome to Fannie Grace's Attic. And all the other attics that hold those hidden treasures we are all searching for. Up for sale from Anna Weatherley is this brand new, beautiful, hand-painted, round covered box with the painting of a duck on the lid and a small insect or butterfly on the inside.
The picture shows a butterfly inside, but I noticed that some have butterflies and some have insects. It is large measuring 7 with a dome lid measuring 1.5 tall on the side and 2 in the center. This functional collectible would be great in any room, especially an office. Most of the pieces in this line are feminine in either color or design, but this piece can be given to a man or woman. As an international designer, Anna Weatherley's career has included designing and manufacturing couture fashion, jewelry, home furnishings, and printed textiles.In the early 1990's she established a studio in Budapest, Hungary where she trained a group of highly talented painters to create her collection of hand-painted porcelain. Hand-painted porcelain has a long tradition in Hungary going back almost two centuries. The artisans in Anna Weatherley's studio are trained in the classical painting tradition. Only the best painters are capable of mixing the colors and painting the delicate details of her designs. Each piece is not merely a pretty painted object, but also a work of art. Although her painters are trained in the traditional style, Anna Weatherley's designs are not classical porcelain patterns. Her designs are inspired by the early botanical illustrators and flower painters of the 18th Century Europe such as Redoute, Hooker, and Ehret. Dutch still-life paintings have also been a source of design inspiration. Weatherley's porcelain tulip collection is based on the work of Alexander Marshal whose rare paintings are preserved in the Royal Library of Windsor Castle. The colors are carefully applied on the porcelain with fine brushes in many shadings and fired several times at high temperatures.
This time-consuming and meticulous process in the hands of master porcelain painters produces the most detailed and sumptuous rendering of nature's treasures. Flowers, fruits, butterflies and delightful bugs are given new life on the lustrous surface of fine white porcelain. The flowers and fruits are painted mostly by men. Each painter has a distinct technique and his own secret way of mixing colors to create the "painting-like" effect. Women tend to be the experts in painting the charming bugs and butterflies with miniature detailed wings and legs and gold-dipped eyes.
The grasshopper is a favorite and each one is given a different personality. Softly brushed golden borders on the porcelain are painted by a single painter with special mastery in this special application technique. While Anna Weatherley's designs are refreshingly rooted in history, they are equally at home in contemporary or traditional settings. If you are not able to pay within that time frame, please contact me.I will do whatever it takes to make your shopping experience at. A pleasant experience, and I will continue to strive to exceed your expectations. Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. The item "Anna Weatherley 7 Round Hand-Painted Covered Porcelain Box withPainting Of A Duck" is in sale since Tuesday, September 22, 2015.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Dinnerware\Porcelain". The seller is "fanniegrace9" and is located in Kennesaw, Georgia.
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