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England April 2016 Shopping Report

We’re back from our spring shopping trip in England. The jet lag only lasted a week (thank goodness!) and the container should hit the water later this week. 469 more words


15th Century Hispano-Moresque Ware

15th Century Hispano-Moresque Ware


Original Source Information

Date: 1400–1450

Geography: Made in probably Manises, Valencia, Spain

Culture: Spanish

Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions: Overall: 13 5/8 x 2 3/16 in. 282 more words


Armorial Dish

Armorial Dish

Baroness Ysabella de Draguignan

Place of Origin: Urbino, Italy


Artist/Maker: Workshop of Giorgio Andreoli (ca. 1465-1553)

Materials and Techniques: Majolica (tin-glazed earthenware) 22 more words


Mid 16th Century Flower Holder

Mid 16th Century Flower Holder

Baroness Ysabella de Draguignan

February, 2013

Maiolica, or majolica, is a glazing technique employed to mimic porcelain. The tin glaze creates a white surface to which oxides are added to create a scene, often in vibrant colours. 507 more words


Create something new: What would you do with 500 olive trees?

I recently came across another inspiring example of using your inheritance to create something new.

Alessandro inherited 500 olive trees with his grandfather’s Sicilian property. 418 more words

Trying New Things

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Thomas Forester and Sons Ltd.
Phoenix, Florant Majolica – 11.5 x 5 inches

“In 1877, Thomas Forester commenced business at a small manufactory in High Street; and as his business rapidly increased, he took additional premises in Church Street. 201 more words

Art Discarded

Dolce & Gabbana Phone Case Unboxing

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how I was lusting after the Dolce & Gabbana Blue Majolica Collection (click here if you haven’t read it yet). 91 more words