Vintage FROG POT Bordalo Majolica Ink Pot ... Light Green Ink Well

$65.00

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This is a Vintage Bordallo Pinheiro Majolica frog ink pot in light green. Size approx. 15cmx9cm. Lovely piece. It is marked on the bottom "Bordallo Pinheiro Portugal made in Portugal" and has the company frog stamp. This is the rarer of the 2 styles.

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This MAJOLICA Pottery item is made by the famous Bordallo Pinheiro pottery factory in Portugal. The piece is marked with the famous frog and brand name. Bordallo Pinheiro takes its name from the famous artist Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro ( 1846-1905). Pinheiro potteries was established in Caldas da Rainha, a small town sixty miles north of Lisbon, that traced its pottery tradition to ancient times.

History: In 1884 the Portugese cartoonist, Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro began creating unique ceramic tiles & pottery at 38 years of age. He became renowned for some of his creations and quickly became known as a Master in the pottery world. Relatively unknown in America, Bordallo Pinheiro pottery is very popular in Portugal and abroad. The production facility still exists in Portugal where is started 120 years ago. Many of Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro’s works are housed in a museum in the interior of the factory where pottery is still produced today.

Faianças Artísticas Bordalo Pinheiro, Ltd, continues to produce beautiful pottery and dishware following the design and standards set forth by Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro over a century ago. Many of the designs feature animals, fish and other motifs found in nature. The combination of rich colors and natural subjects makes the Bordallo Pinheiro line of pottery highly collectible, and is often found in the Majolica style.
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