Swallow - Large
The Bordallo Pinheiro Swallow is an artistic representation of a cherished symbol in Portugal, bringing together traditional symbolism with modern craftsmanship. Delicately crafted from high-quality earthenware and hand-painted in a striking black colour, this decorative piece is both a beautiful addition to any decor and a testament to Portuguese cultural heritage.
This earthenware swallow in size large, stands at dimensions of H45mm x L135mm x W200mm, making it an eye-catching piece. The bold black colour is a dramatic and stylish choice, providing a striking contrast against light-coloured walls and enhancing the intricate details of the swallow's design. The hand-painted finish brings the bird to life, lending it a vibrancy and authenticity that makes it almost appear in flight.
In Portugal, the swallow is a deeply meaningful symbol. It represents love and loyalty, home and family values, all of which are deeply rooted in the culture. The exchange of ceramic swallows, like this Bordallo Pinheiro creation, between loved ones emphasises their connotation with these feelings. Owning a Bordallo Pinheiro Swallow is not just a matter of owning a decorative piece, it's about owning a piece of Portuguese cultural heritage.
The Bordallo Pinheiro Swallow can be easily hung on a wall, thanks to a hole at the back of the piece designed for mounting. This makes it perfect for creating a dynamic and engaging display in your home. Whether you choose to hang it on its own as a standalone feature, or in a flock of Bordallo Pinheiro swallows of varying sizes, the effect is undoubtedly captivating.
Imagine the scene: a flight of spring birds darting over terracotta rooftops in Lisbon’s old town. This is the essence that the Bordallo Pinheiro Swallow brings into your living space. It recreates the vibrancy and energy of a Portuguese spring, making your home feel warmer and more inviting. Each piece conjures the spirit of Lisbon and its traditions, bringing them into your daily life, regardless of where you are in the world.
But beyond its visual appeal and symbolic significance, the Bordallo Pinheiro Swallow is also a testament to the skill and craftsmanship of the artisans who create it. Each piece is meticulously hand-painted, showcasing the precision, patience, and artistic flair involved in its creation. It's a celebration of the enduring tradition of ceramics in Portugal, marrying historical techniques with modern design to create something truly unique.
The Bordallo Pinheiro Swallow is not just a decorative piece; it's a symbol of love, loyalty, home, and family values that pays homage to the rich cultural heritage of Portugal. Whether you're a lover of art, an enthusiast of Portuguese culture, or simply someone who appreciates beautiful decor, this piece is a wonderful addition to your collection. Each time you glance at it on your wall, you'll be reminded of the warmth of a Portuguese spring and the values that the swallow represents. Owning a Bordallo Pinheiro Swallow is truly an experience that transcends simple ownership and enters the realm of meaningful connection with a culture and its traditions.