Venere Porcellane D'arte
Via Diviglio 36/38 - 36030 Caldogno (Vicenza)
Tel. ++39 0444 987067
Total figurative art, sculpture and painting were combined with the first principles of porcelain by the Chinese in 500 B.C. Unique pieces were produced and, for the first time in the history of art, attemps to imitate it were made all over the world until in 1743 Carlo III of Bourbon founded the first european factory to the hill of Capodimonte. Later, Napoleon authorized use of the imperial initial, the famous crowned N, in recognition of the unbeatable quality of the mixture.
What does this mixture actually consist of? Not just kaolin but a much more mysterious combination of secret formulas which make the Capodimonte porcelain and in particular the "VENERE PORCELLANE" unique in the world. Hardly anything is knows about the magic alchemies of the Capodimonte school. Only some of the tecniques are know: backing at 1240° and consequent vitrification.
It seem easy ! It is during vitrification, however, that the secret formulas and the skilled hand of the artist Walter Scapinello are decisive. Finnally there is the colouring, using powder pigments wich are also secret and mixed according to personal recipes with natural essences of turpentine, lavender and other essential oils, each colour backing at its own temperature. Some of the colours are o great value "VENERE PORCELLANE", for example, only uses 24k fine gold wich, with its polished finish, requires individual backing.
Gift, bombonniere, furnishing accessories, lighting - Capodimonte porcelains, Capodimonte figurines, angels, porcelain sculptures, clowns, lamps.