Arte Italica, which imports luxury tableware and decorative accessories, has released its Fall 2013 collections to retailers as a preview before New York Table Top. These new collections and line extensions exemplify the classic aesthetic of handmade Italian ceramics with an added touch of classic Tuscany. “I wanted to focus on entertaining for Fall 2013. This introduction showcases three versatile collections, which mix and match in new and unique ways with our existing collections,” explains Ann Skidmore, Founder and Director of Product Development for Arte Italica. “In addition, we have added key entertaining pieces to several of our best-selling collections.”
The collections include Natale: A unique entertaining set, which is hand-made by skilled Italian artisans. This lovely, hand-painted collection is ideal for celebrating throughout the winter season. Berries and pine boughs surround graceful, snowy evergreens on each of these one-of-a-kind pieces. Natale can be paired with Arte Italica’s Chanti Dinnerware or with Scavo Chargers and accessories.
Finezza: Artisans in northern Italy salvaged and
reclaimed old ceramic molds in order to restore and produce Finezza (refined). An intricate lace design adorns the border and edges of this distinctive collection. In colors of warm ecru and heirloom blue, Finezza is both delicate and intriguing and will bring charm and beauty to any table setting. Hand made in Italy.
Peltro Antico (antique pewter) is a stunning collection, which coordinates with most of our existing dinnerware. It blends a rich pewter-gray color, with a glaze that is metallic and reflective. This finish, combined with contemporary shapes, offers a vintage yet modern feel that appeals to both traditional and current tastes. Peltro Antico combines beautifully with Castello, Tesoro and all Arte Italica pewter. Stoneware, hand made in Italy.