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This black and dark red Siena Mug from Biordi features the figure of a sitting deer. This classic and elegant pattern on this Italian pottery is a reproduction from a 13th century marble inlay found on the floor of the breathtaking Siena Cathedral.
Siena - This black and dark red dinnerware on the Maiolica features the figures of a sitting deer. This classic and elegant design on this Deruta pottery is a reproduction from a 13th century mosaic marble inlay found on the floor of the Siena Cathedral. It is believed that the deer represents the emblem of a prestigious family.
When you order this hand-painted Classic Deruta Dinnerware and Ceramics you can mix these patterns with the other designs from the city of Deruta including: Raffaellesco, Antico Deruta, Ricco Deruta, Orvieto Green Rooster and Bordato. Each piece of our Majolica pottery is one of a kind and these Biordi dishes will all look great together!
Italian ceramics are heirloom quality products, and can last lifetime with proper care. We have some suggestions that will preserve your majolica for years to come.
Majolica is dishwasher safe, but many people choose to hand wash their pieces as a precaution. Because majolica is a porous material, some pieces are not meant to hold liquid for a long period of time. Check for warning labels before ordering a product, as the pieces that are most notorious for "sweating" are appropriately labeled.
Majolica is sensitive to extreme temperatures, specifically boiling or freezing liquids. Pouring water with a rolling boil directly into a teapot, for example, may lead to breakage. To avoid this, temper the object. The industry standard is 620 degrees Celsius (1,148 degrees Fahrenheit). Quench the glass to cool it.
Crazing is common in well used majolica. The tiny cracks in the glaze do not affect the functionality of your majolica.
Majolica hand-crafted products should not be microwaved, as it may crack and/or break the ceramics.
Flat shipping charge of $10 for each shipment of merchandise under $100.00. For orders of $100.00 or more, shipping is 10% of the order total.
UPS Next Day Air
Flat shipping charge of $63 for each shipment of merchandise under $70.00. For orders of $70.00 or more, shipping is 90% of the order total.
UPS 2-Day Priority (Rush Shipping)
Flat shipping charge of $42 for each shipment of merchandise under $70.00. For orders of $70.00 or more, shipping is 60% of the order total. Note: This option is required for shipping to Alaska and Hawaii.
USPS 3-Day Priority
Flat shipping charge of $21 for each shipment of merchandise under $70.00. For orders of $70.00 or more, shipping is 30% of the order total.
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