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Painted Dishware

Ausstellungsstrasse 60
8005 Zürich
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Pfingstweidstrasse 94
8005 Zürich
The culture of the carefully laid table is reflected in multifaceted ways in the painted decoration of stoneware and porcelain. Naturalistic motifs have always enjoyed the greatest popularity. When a rooster crows in an idyllic landscape, or crickets chirp in the Service japonais, when a chrysanthemum unfurls its splendor across whisper-thin eggshell china or people frolic in colorful lyrical settings, our hearts leap with joy. We even feel a childlike glee when we can choose the color of our cup depending on our mood!