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					P o rc e l a i n                            Everty Urns by Lladro

         The earliest porcelains            Eden Series – The simple contoured shapes of the urns reflect the celestial sphere with a delicate pointed arch. The floral
         originated in China, possibly      decoration is inspired by cherry trees blossoming at the end of March. They are adorned with floral motifs from springtime representing
                                            spiritual rebirth. The artist has been inspired by the Garden of Eden, which it is believed in Mediterranean culture to be the mythical place
         as early as the late Eastern       one goes in the hope of eternal peace and happiness.
         Han Dynasty.


         As a measure of the esteem
         in which the exported
         Chinese porcelains of the
         seventeenth and eighteenth
         centuries were held in
         Europe, English china
         became a commonly used
         synonym for porcelain.
         The earliest European
         porcelain was produced at
         the famous Meissen factory                                       Eden Elysium ELYS120                                                                    Eden Parnaso PARN150
                                                          8.66” Dia. x 8.66” H / Volume: 274 Cubic Inches                                          8.66” Dia. x 8.66” H / Volume: 274 Cubic Inches
         as early as 1713.


         Porcelain was named after
         its resemblance to the white,
         shiny cowry (sea shell),
         called in old Italian, porcella.


         Porcelain is a beautiful and
         timeless material with which
         to pay homage to that
         special loved one.




                                                                                  Eden Lalu LALU130                                                                 Eden Arcadia ARC140
                                                           8.66” Dia. x 8.66” H / Volume: 274 Cubic Inches                                         8.66” Dia. x 8.66” H / Volume: 274 Cubic Inches


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