VIETRI's signature holiday collection is created from maestro artisan Alessandro Taddei's childhood memories of stories his mother used to read to him about Babbo Natale, Italy's Santa Claus. Embrace the holiday season with the Old St. Nick Striped Hat Four-Piece Place Setting which includes a Europeandinner plate, salad plate, cereal bowl, and mug.
Dishwasher Safe- We recommend using a non-citrus, non-abrasive detergent on the air dry cycle and not overloading the dishwasher. Hand washing is recommended for oversized items.
Terra Bianca Earthenware - VIETRI uses natural earthenware clay that is indigenous to Italy. It is the most durable earthenware of the highest quality on the market today, using the best glazes and firing at the highest temperatures. With earthenware clay, we are able to get the variations in color and glaze, for which VIETRI is famous, that bring warmth and uniqueness to our products.
A region in central Italy, Tuscany is known for its landscapes, history, craftsmanship, and influence on culture. The birthplace of the Renaissance, Tuscany is often called the art palace of Italy, and many of the world's greatest works of art come from the region. Ceramics have a long legacy in the area and maintain their place of importance in the region today.
Alessandro Taddei is the maestro artisan behind this collection. With over 30 years of experience in ceramics and an education at the Montelupo School for Ceramics, Alessandro is a visionary in the ceramic world. He has painted in the same Tuscan factory since 1991 and has won national awards for his talents. Size: 5.5"DIAM. 3.25" HIGH