Folk Art Animals
Catalog #R204; $68.00
Bring a piece of New England folk art into your home for the holidays with this hand crafted chalkware Rabbit in Egg. This wonderful piece was inspired by Early American Redware and Pennysylvania Dutch designs, hand crafted using an antique chocolate mold.
The art of molding plaster of paris, referred to as chalkware, into holiday treasures is a centuries old German tradition.Bittersweet House Folk Art brings together the German tradition of folk art chalkware with the warmth and charm of floral designs from early American colonial days and offers a unique, hand crafted treasure that will last a lifetime.
Offered here is a Chalkware Rabbit in Egg with Pennsylvania Dutch bird and tulip design. The figure was cast using a wonderful highly detailed rare antique German chocolate mold and is handpainted, glazed, and antiqued to reflect an aged patina.
This absolutely charming figure, measuring 4 and 1/2 inches, will be dated and signed "Bittersweet House Folk Art, K. Campbell, Sherborn, MA".