Ceramic Cats – Set of 2
Bring the charm of the Victorian era into your home with this exquisite pair of ceramic cats. Crafted with utmost care and attention to detail, these cats are a testament to the skills of the artisans of the time. Dating back to circa 1880, they exude a timeless appeal that is sure to impress anyone who lays eyes on them. Standing at 12 inches tall, these cats are the perfect size for displaying on a mantle, a bookshelf, or even a side table. Add a touch of elegance and grace to your home with these stunning feline figurines.
Victorian ceramic animal figurines were a popular decorative item in the 19th century. They were often designed to imitate the look of expensive and rare animal breeds, such as purebred dogs and cats, which made them highly desirable to the Victorian upper class who aspired to a life of luxury and elegance.
These ceramic figures were produced by skilled artisans using a variety of techniques, such as slip casting, hand modeling, and hand painting. The materials used to make them included earthenware, porcelain, and bone china. These are adorned with intricate details and gilt highlights. Today, Victorian ceramic animal figurines continue to be highly collectible and valued for their exquisite craftsmanship and historical significance. They offer a glimpse into a bygone era and are a testament to the skill and creativity of Victorian artisans.