Affresco Handled Basket
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11"L, 5"W, 6.25"H
Handcrafted in Italy
The Affresco Handled Basket features sweeping brushstrokes in luscious colors, and the handpainted design is reminiscent of elegant washed frescoes found in Italian villas.
Dishwasher Safe- We recommend using a non-citrus, non-abrasive detergent on the air dry cycle and not overloading the dishwasher. Hand washing is recommended for oversized items.
Terra Bianca Earthenware - VIETRI uses natural earthenware clay that is indigenous to Italy. It is the most durable earthenware of the highest quality on the market today, using the best glazes and firing at the highest temperatures. With earthenware clay, we are able to get the variations in color and glaze, for which VIETRI is famous, that bring warmth and uniqueness to our products.
Umbria is located in the center of Italy, and it is known for its sweeping landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy, and cultural influence. Umbria's ceramic history dates back to the Etruscans, and the ceramic style is characterized by bright colors, fine details, and a marriage of heritage and innovation.
Gabriele Mengoni is the maestro artisan behind this collection. Born in the Umbrian town of Gubbio, Gabriele was drawn to ceramics at a young age. He attended art school, and there he learned everything from the techniques used to make the region's oldest artwork to the ways in which he could experiment with shape and design to craft innovative pieces. Gabriele puts his education to good use every day, as he focuses on exploring ways to honor traditional Italian style while creating original works of art.
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