Mummy Bear and Baby Bear China Plate
MUMMY BEAR AND BABY BEAR LIMITED EDITION FINE ENGLISH CHINA COUPE PLATE
FINE ENGLISH BONE CHINA COUPE PLATE
EDITION / 200
Fine English bone china coupe plate designed by Jane, featuring her intricate black Biro drawing Mummy Bear and Baby Bear. This is the first design of her brown bears diptych and one of eight designs from her iconic print and china series In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia. It highlights threatened and endangered carnivores across the Eurasian continent.
A Russian brown bear treads across this beautiful china plate with a rich tapestry of symbolism woven through his fur, including an interpretation of artist Anselm Kiefer’s attic. An old soviet war poster was used as inspiration to illustrate the harsh Russian winters faced by female bears and their cubs, a time when hibernating brown bears are most at risk from mankind. Jane's meticulous drawings take several months to research and make.
A unique statement piece to display or as part of an elegant fine dining set, each plate design is a limited edition of 200. This exquisite collection is beautifully hand made to order in Stoke-on-Trent by prestigious ceramic designers and manufacturers The New English.
- Design and original Biro drawing by Jane Lee McCracken
- Limited Edition fine English bone china plate made in Stoke-on-Trent
- Edition: 200
- Each plate is individually hand numbered and comes in a beautiful purpose made gift box complete with a signed postcard by Jane
- Suitable for use and display
- Recommended Care Instructions: Soak plate in warm water and wash by hand with a non-abrasive cloth
5% of profits go directly to the Orphan Bear Rescue Centre, Russian helping rehabilitate bear cubs back to the wild.
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ORPHAN BEAR RESCUE CENTRE
The Orphan Bear Rescue Centre is located in Bubonitsy village of Tver Region, 450 km northwest of Moscow. The Centre rescues, rehabilitates, raises, and prepares orphaned brown bear cubs for independent survival in the wild. Specialists of the Center release rehabilitated cubs into the wild and carry out post-release monitoring to check if the cubs adapt well to their natural habitats.