Pitchers are part of the Bordallo Pinheiro’s heritage. With humour and with the correct dose of irreverence, the natural world is once again transported to the table under the shape of animals, fruit, flowers and plants.
The cat jug expresses a haughtiness and elegance of great
dimension, enriched by the diversity of tones and the pattern
of stripes that run throughout its body.
A zoomorphic shaped pitcher by Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro, with a naturalist painting.
A model by Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro which establishes a pun between the name and the use given to the piece [in Portuguese the name of the object (jarro for vase) is the same as the flower (jarro for calla lily)], combining the practice use of the vase shaped as a calla lily.