The Art Gallery, hand-painted ceramics from Florence: Florentine Art of ceramics

 

Florentine Art of Ceramics

Plates, jars, pots and all ceramics you can find at The Art Gallery are hand decorated following a tradition whose origins date back to the Middle Ages. Refined production of tin-glazed earthenwares was concentrated in central Italy from the later thirteenth century, especially in Florence, and the art of ceramics was at the height of its glory during the Renaissance.

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Our craftsmen master this ancient art of giving shape to objects as well as of enlivening them with motives and colors equalling those found in centuries-old ceramics: leaves and flowers, Raffaellesca-figures...

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We are also among the few factories still capable of producing sgraffito-decorated ceramics, in which the coloured surface is scratched to create a design from the revealed white body of the ware (Blue and Red decorated items are available in our Shop).

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Each object is unique and completely hand painted: The Art Gallery's ceramics are a perfect choice for a distinctive gift ... or for bringing in your home a piece of Italian art!

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