MAJOLICA DELFINO Collection
The luxurious depiction of a Bacchus
A new, rich and exclusive Artistica pattern that define
the genuine Tuscan look, masterfully hand-painted by
Tuscan artisans, with festive color combinations and
The crest depicted in the middle of each product feature
an allegorical Delfino (Dolphin) that traces his history
to the mythological goddess Dionysus also known as
Bacchus which discovered the methods of culturing the vine and extracting and fermenting its
Legend has it that Dionysus
was abducted by Tyrrhenian pirates, who mistook him for
the son of a rich king and expected a heavy ransom.
carried him aboard their ship and attempted to bind him
with ropes; but the knots untied themselves and the
ropes fell to the deck.
The sea around the ship turned to wine, and a vine began
to grow up the mast. The god assumed the form of a lion
or panther, and the pirates, in terror, leapt overboard
and were transformed into dolphins.
Each piece is hand-finished with our exclusive
“Old-World” patina, to further emphasize the look of a
These items are fully glazed inside and out; they hold
water and are great for arranging flowers.