Folk Art Animals
Hand Painted Santas
Chocolate molds     Spring Chalkware
Offered here is a hand crafted Bittersweet House Folk Art Rabbit carrying her primitive painted baskets. The rabbit is created by molding chalkware into a rare German antique chocolate mold. The piece is hand painted and antiqued, capturing the warmth and beauty of a special time and the nostalgia of yesteryear. The inspiration for my artwork reflects a love of floral and fauna, historical art motifs and the beauty of nature. The folk art rabbit measures approx 4 inches, is signed, numbered and dated on the bottom.
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Using self-taught methods, Bittersweet House Folk Art captures the character and warmth of the German folk art tradtion of chalkware and offers unique, hand crafted treasures. While some pieces are crafted using engaging innovative designs, others are inspired by the designs of centuries past. The exacting craftsmanship, colorful design, and finishing of these pieces reflects our historic past and as a result, each piece takes on the feel of a well-loved antique. Finishing expertise and attention to eye-catching details ensure a treasure that will last a lifetime.