Founded in 1826, Herend began in a small village in Hungary. In its humble beginnings it produced pottery. In 1839 the addition of Mor Fisher as the companies new owner brought it into the beginnings of the company we see today. His vision brought Herend into the royal family's, cementing the company’s future with a string of royal success. Herend has been found in such esteemed homes as Princess Diana and even Queen Victoria herself as far back as 1851.
The Pineapple is a 3.5” long by 8.5” high multi-color piece. This limited edition porcelain figurine is the pinnacle of wealth both in modern times and back in the colonial times. Its original implication of wealth came from small, primitive settlements back in colonial times. Any hostess worth her weight in salt would create grand displays of wealth via table settings and the food in which they dined on. Often displays of all shapes and heights were displayed for her guests and only those with the most wealth could afford such luxuries as exotic fruits.
This pineapple, created by Herend, allows people even in modern times to have a lavish, wonderful piece both of beauty and wealth. While the hostess no longer has to resort to renting a pineapple to show her afforded wealth this gorgeous piece of keylime and butterscotch topped with a crown of gold impress the guests.
If you collect bear figurines or any other adorable animal figurines for that matter, you’ll just love this Herend grizzly bear and baby figurine. In case you’re not too familiar with grizzly bears, they’re bears from North America who got their name from Lewis & Clark. They’re mostly dark brown, but often they can be black or light brown as well.
And, if your collecting passion is Herend figurines, you’ll find them shaped like everything from frogs to unicorns and everything in-between. The Herend Porcelain Manufactory specializes in porcelain that is hand-painted and gilded. It was founded in 1826 in the Hungarian town of Herend. Many of Herend’s classic patterns remain in production today.
This particular figurine shows a grizzly bear and her baby. They are the perfect figure of motherly love and dependence by a baby even in the wild. The artists at Herend properly reflect the complexity of a grizzly bear's furry coat with their fishnet painting technique. It features drops of gold that are truly dramatic when added to the bear's rolling fishnet in warm shades of rust and brown. Her little baby bear looks just like her only in miniature with only a slight hint of his future coat coloring. This pair will make the perfect addition to any collection and deserves a special place in your heart and home.
The Herend Holiday Reindeer is a beautiful addition to anyone's seasonal decor. Herend is a company well known for their quality home decor and accessories, and this holiday item is no exception. This reindeer comes in a variety of colors to coordinate with any holiday color scheme, whether it be traditional green and red or whimsical blue and white. The deer is made from high quality materials and is designed to stand out wherever you place it in your home. It would look great on a tablescape or as a mantle decoration. This beautifully designed reindeer would make a lovely gift and is so attractive you may wish to keep it out year round.
The Herend Holiday Reindeer is 6.5" long and 5.75" tall. The deer comes in a variety of colors including: black, blue, butterscotch, green, chocolate, key lime, raspberry, rust and sapphire. Each piece features gilt antlers and gold hooves of 24 karat for an amazing attention to detail. The reindeer have a pattern that resembles fishscales, offering color variation and contrast for interest. The deer also feature a beautiful seasonal wreath around their neck. The wreath also has 24 karat gold accents. Each reindeer is handmade and hand painted in Hungary for a one of kind addition to your holiday decorations.