The Raffaellesco decorative cachepot planters are unique for their provenance and style.
Some vintage cachepot lovers will appreciate the design elements that can be traced back to the 16th century. Made in the Umbra region of Italy, it taps into the knowledge of local artisans who learned their skills from one generation to the next. In the Middle Ages, local towns were the centre for ceramics production and innovation.
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These unique patterns will not be found anywhere else. Its bright colours can add a lot to the home interior, but can also be used outside. Thanks to three size variations you can find the right size for the maximum effect.
The stylized dragon of the central motif was reputedly painted first by Raphael, a master painter and architect of the Italian High Renaissance.
Raffaellesco is a benevolent deity who bestows good luck and fair winds to seagoing merchants, thus the puffs of wind steaming from the dragon’s mouth.
Small: diameter – 10 inches (25 cm) / height – 8 inches (8 cm)
Medium: diameter – 12 inches (30 cm) / height – 10 inches (25 cm)
Large: diameter – 14 inches (35 cm) / height – 12 inches (30 cm)