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Ashby Artichoke, Large

We sometimes need things in life that are purely decorative... Read more

A closer look at Ashby

We sometimes need things in life that are purely decorative. An added detail that will enhance a room or catch the eye. The Ashby reflects the desire to produce something beautiful for its own sake. Sculptural and tactile, they reflect the light and add texture to a room and its architecture. Hello you

The material

All the Ashby pieces are made of stoneware, so they’re lightweight but reassuringly robust.

The finish

Ashby is finished with a high-shine white glaze for a crisp, clean look. It’s not rustic looking like the other ornaments so it can bring a completely different look to your room.

Design details

For a house to feel like a home, it needs things that are purely decorative. Like a picture or a sculpture that will add life and texture to a room. Our ornaments have lots of different finishes, so they look like they’ve been collected over time, and are all part of your unique story.

Design inspiration

Artichokes are an ancient vegetable so it’s not surprising they’re surrounded by symbolism. They represent hope, peace and prosperity. Also, the artichoke (like the pine cone and pineapple) displays the Golden spiral or Fibonacci spiral which links to the ‘Golden ratio’ – a mathematical ratio seen universally in nature.

  • Diameter :18cm
  • Height :32cm
  • Weight :1.34kg
  • Made From :Ceramic
  • Finish :Glazed

Taking care

With a smooth surface, this just needs a quick weekly dust. Use a clean feather duster, or an e-cloth.

When it comes to smaller items, we don't hang around.

From our own, white-glove service for delivering larger pieces in the UK and Ireland, to our courier and international partners, rest assured that we’ve done everything we can to make sure your order gets to you on time and in one, perfect piece.

Delivery’s also entirely free if you’re in the UK and spend over £50 (or €100 in Ireland).

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