De Simone

/De Simone

This line was created by an Italian aristocrat turned artist, Giovanni De Simone, from Northern Sicily. De Simone greatly appreciated the work of famed artist Pablo Picasso, whose influences are evident in the bright colors and simple lines of his work. His designs and inspirations now live on through the work of his daughters. This collection features scenes reminiscent of Sicilian folk art, including the marketplace, wine making, and the Mediterranean Sea. No two pieces or the De Simone collection are alike, which makes each item rare and unique. It is worth noting that due to the individual attention each piece receives, the colors and designs are sure to vary from the catalog photos.

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    6.75'' tall by 4'' diameter Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, these fun and funky canisters with a mid-century modern sort of appeal are the perfect jars in which to stash your sugar, coffee, salt, spices, or even miscellaneous household goods like cotton swabs or paper clips. Because each one of these is made by hand, colors and flower designs will vary from the photo, but don't worry - each one is as unique and beautiful as the next, and we always pick the best ones!
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    5.75'' tall by 4'' diameter Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, these fun and funky canisters with a mid-century modern sort of appeal are the perfect jars in which to stash your sugar, coffee, salt, spices, or even miscellaneous household goods like cotton swabs or paper clips. Because each one of these is made by hand, colors and flower designs will vary from the photo, but don't worry - each one is as unique and beautiful as the next, and we always pick the best ones!
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    4'' tall by 5.5'' diameter Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, these fun and funky lidded bowls with a mid-century modern sort of appeal are the perfect jars in which to stash your sugar, salt, spices, jewelry, or even miscellaneous household goods like cotton swabs or paper clips. Because each one of these is made by hand, colors and design will vary from the photo, but don't worry - each one is as unique and beautiful as the next, and we always pick the best ones!
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    4'' tall by 5.5'' diameter Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, these fun and funky lidded bowls with a mid-century modern sort of appeal are the perfect jars in which to stash your sugar, salt, spices, jewelry, or even miscellaneous household goods like cotton swabs or paper clips. Because each one of these is made by hand, colors and design will vary from the photo, but don't worry - each one is as unique and beautiful as the next, and we always pick the best ones!
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    16.5'' x 14.25'' This festive scene depicts a bustling village going about their daily routine. Children flock to the ice cream man, fishmongers haggle over fresh-caught fish, fruit vendors sell the freshest watermelon to health-conscious patrons. Meanwhile, an attentive orange vendor heads out on his daily route to sell his sweet citrus to the townspeople. This tiny glimpse into the lives of the denizens of Sicilia is hand painted by esteemed Sicilian artist, Susanna  De Simone, daughter of renowned ceramicist Giovanni De Simone. Completely lead-free and food safe, this beautiful platter would make a lovely serving dish, but it also can be hung on your wall like the fabulous work of art that it is. Plate stand not included.
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    De Simone Cachepot

    $194.00 $136.00
    8.5"D x 8"H This charming cachepot can be used indoors or outdoors. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    De Simone Cachepot

    $184.00 $129.00
    9.75"D x 8.5"H This charming cachepot can be used indoors or outdoors.From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10"D Balloon Vendor Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10"D Ice Cream Vendor Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10"D Fisherman Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10"DMan Playing GuitarDisplaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10"D Orange Pickers Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10"D Grape Stompers Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10" Square Grape Stompers Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10" Square Dancing Lovers Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10" Square Balloon Vendor Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10" Square Ice Cream Vendor Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10" Square Man Playing Guitar Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10" Square Orange Pickers Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    10" Square Fishermen Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    4.5"H x 6"W Keep your garlic fresh and your kitchen cute! This ceramic garlic keeper features two handles and small holes on top for ventilation. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. These are each hand painted, and come assorted: design and color-ways do vary! Contact us via phone or leave a note on your order for specific requests.
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    3.25"D x 4"T Enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea in this festive mug. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    8"H x 6"W A perfect pitcher for fresh Sangria! Features festive characters and a recipe for Sangria Siciliana. Delicious! From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    3.25"D x 4"T What better way to wake up than with a rooster and a warm cup of joe?From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    3.25"D x 4"T Enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea in this festive mug. Hand painted with vibrant colors in true Desimone style.
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    Desimone Person with Flower Mug
    3.25"D x 4"T Enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea in this festive mug. Hand painted with vibrant colors in true Desimone style.
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    Desimone Octopus Mug
    3.25"D x 4"T Liven up your morning brew with this sweet little Cephalopod mug! Handmade and handpainted in Italy.
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    Desimone Mermaid Mug
    3.25"D x 4"T The Siren of the Sea is a famous theme in Italian art and ceramics. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    Desimone Flower Mug

    $82.00 $57.00
    3.25"D x 4"T Enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea in this festive flower mug. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Actual colors may vary.
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    Desimone Fish Mug

    $82.00 $57.00
    3.25"D x 4"T Bring this fishy character to your breakfast table! From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Actual colors may vary.
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    3"Hx 2.25"D Start your morning with a smile! These sweet little queen egg cups will add character and delight to your morning meal. Mix and match with D50King egg cups for a full set. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    3"Hx 2.25"D Start your morning with a smile! These sweet little king egg cups will add character and delight to your morning meal. Pair with the D50 Queen egg cup for a perfect pair! From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    De Simone Vase

    $716.00 $504.00
    7.5"D x 12"H From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. This vase depicts Sicilian fishermen catching fish in the Mediterrenean Sea.
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    De Simone Square Plate

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    10" Square Mermaid Displaying the famous Mediterranean Siren of the Sea, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    De Simone Square Plate

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    10" Square Grapes Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. This piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    De Simone Square Plate

    $286.00 $200.00
    10" Square Fisherman Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    De Simone Square Plate

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    10" Square Man/Farm Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and hand painted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.
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    4.75" x 1.25"H Keep your dining table free from water rings, as well as add charm to your home. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    5" x 4.5" x 1.25"H Straight fromt the Island of Sicily, this little fish would be happy in any home. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    5"D x 1.5"HS Spaghettata with recipe Fish/Octopus This dish not only tells the tales of Italy and Sicily, but also a recipe for a traditional treat. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. ALL ITEMS ARE INDIVIDUALLY HAND PAINTED; THE DESIGNS AND RECIPES WILL VARY.
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    8.5"D x 2"H Spaghettata with recipe Man/Fish This dish not only tells the tales of Italy and Sicily, but also a recipe for a traditional treat. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. ALL ITEMS ARE INDIVIDUALLY HAND PAINTED; THE DESIGNS AND RECIPES WILL VARY.
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    5.25" x 3.75" This angel is sure to bring a smile. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. It is worth noting that due to the individual attention each piece receives, the colors and designs are sure to vary from the catalog photos.
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    5" x 4.75" This angel is sure to bring a smile. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. It is worth noting that due to the individual attention each piece receives, the colors and designs are sure to vary from the catalog photos.
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    2.25" x 4"This angel is sure to bring a smile. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. It is worth noting that due to the individual attention each piece receives, the colors and designs are sure to vary from the catalog photos.
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    3.5" x 3.75" This angel is sure to bring a smile. From the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists, this piece was handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
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    3.5" x 3.25" This little friend from the sea holds keys, jewelry or whatever is needed. Handmade and hand painted in Italy. A fine example of Sicilian ceramics.
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    4" x 4" The Siren of the Sea is a famous theme in Italian art and in Sicilian ceramics. Handmade and handpainted in Italy.
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    2.5" x 3.75" A cute little Sicilian ceramic orange cat to hold your keys or whatever is needed. From the famous work of De Simone, handmade and handpainted in Italy.
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    5" x 5" This charming napkin holder tells tales of the sea. With a mermaid and her sailor on either side, it truly is a piece of Sicilian ceramics that will bring nothing but smiles. Handmade and handpainted in Italy from the renowned De Simone family.
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    De Simone Square Plate

    $286.00 $200.00
    10" Square Oranges Displaying a charming scene of rural Italian life, this piece is from the famous De Simone family of Sicilain ceramic artists. Handmade and handpainted in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. NOTE: ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION ARRIVE FROM ITALY ASSORTED AND MAY VARY IN DESIGN FROM PHOTO.