Bordhallo Pinheiro Fig Leaf with Caterpillar Bowl
Bordhallo Pinheiro Fig Leaf with Caterpillar Bowl

Fig Leaf with Caterpillar Bowl

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Crafted using the mould of a real leaf from the Portuguese countryside, this fig leaf bowl, adorned with a small ceramic caterpillar, possesses all the gloriously unique naturalistic grooves, texture, and imperfections found in nature. Whether used in the home or in the kitchen, this bowl brings the beautiful outdoors inside.


The artist Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro is one of the most influential figures in nineteenth century Portugal, respected for his satirical commentary and artistic creation. Since the establishment of his factory in 1884, the bold (either in size or delicacy of detail) ceramics have gained a reputation for artistic quality, quirky exuberance, and technical merit.

Details & Care
  • Materials: Glazed Ceramic
  • Microwavable
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Made in Portugal