Garden: Alta's Favorite Tuscan Grill
Back in stock. New shipment from Italy has arrived!
Are you the Grill Master at your home? Looking to expand your tools for grilling? Famed chef Alice Waters collaborated on this portable grill, perfect for your indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
Handcrafted by Tuscan artisan metal-smiths, the compact size is perfect for portability. Sturdy metal construction. Angled grill so that drippings fall into the drip-pan, not into the flames. Ideal for cooking outdoors, at the beach, or in the fireplace, the grill folds flat for easy transport.
Dimensions: 18.5 inches wide; 16 inches deep; 17 inches tall
Unique: Osolnik Originals Maple Burl Bowl
Rude Osolnik (1915–2001) was widely admired as one of the finest wood turners in America. His bowls are collector's items and his pieces are in the permanent collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Atlanta's High Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, The Yale Museum, The Mayo Clinic, other fine institutions.
The Gardener is pleased to offer an Osolnik Original vessel, turned from a maple wood burl, signed on base, dated 1985.
Wood turners know, the expertise required to turn a fine piece such as this is rare indeed.
8 inches tall, 9 inches diameter
Unique: Ornate Metal Turtle Doorstop
A heavy (7.5 pounds), ornately decorated turtle. Appears to be from India, though that is unconfirmed.
This delightful turtle would make a perfect doorstop or architect's paperweight.
Solid, indeterminate metal. 9 inches X 7 inches X 3 inches.
Home: Forged Bronze Serving Spoon
Serving spoon forged by Oakland artist, Shawn Lovell (of "Alice's egg spoon" fame), who fuses contemporary design with the age-old craft of blacksmithing. Stamped with the monogram of Shawn's forge.
Arched stem. Enjoy the elemental beauty of forged metal. Wonderful to hold and use, this has a very substantial feel in-hand. A serving spoon that will attract attention on your table. Bronze anniversary gift?
Oval spoon measures 4 1/4 inches by 4 1/2 inches, 5/8 inches deep. Handle is 6 3/4 inches long. Clean with water and small amounts of soap. Dry completely and oil lightly to prevent rusting.
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Calendar: Large Washi Calendar 2024
Introducing the Large Washi Calendar for 2024. Twelve stunning pages set against rich fields of color. The dramatic graphics will delight all year. A customer favorite. Printed on the same gorgeous paper stock as the smaller Washi calendar.
18 3/4 inches tall, 8 inches wide. Imported from Japan.
Decor: Set of Three 10 inch Cone Candles
This set of 3 off-white candles will be a memorable addition to your holiday table! Made in Denmark with 100% paraffin wax. Dripless, self-standing (but do protect your table!) One each in subtle shades of off-white from left to right: Indian Bloom, White Ash, Elderflower.
10 inches (23cm) tall. 1 5/8 inches wide at base.
Imported from Denmark
Unique: Vintage Betel Nut Case
Here is a most unique gift, a vintage betelnut case in the form of a 1920's automobile. Handmade in Burma in the 1920's. The car top opens to reveal a bright red interior lid and a removable tray that covers compartments for storing betelnuts. In lieu of betelnuts, it could be used for jewelry, watches, or a stash for your favorite somethings. Beautiful and rare, the metal is a lustrous, soft gold. The wheels turn so that the car does roll.
10 inches X 5 inches X 4 inches
Unique: Set of Five Miniature Elephants
This adorable set of 5 elephants originated in Thailand, allegedly used as counterweights for weighing opium! As objects, they simply delight. Substantial metal (we could not determine exactly what metal) with a great heft in the hand.
The elephants range in size from 3/4 inches up to 2 inches in length.
Vintage, Imported from Thailand
Unique: Indonesian Crocodile Basket
Here is a unique gift for the discerning collector! A small basket with fitted lid that is adorned with two sly crocodiles entwined together.
Crafted of mixed woods, including bamboo slats around the main compartment. Carved lid and feet.
6 1/2 inches tall, 4 inches diameter
Art: Ceramic Shore Bird
Argentinian ceramicist Teresa Altschul creates these lovely bird sculptures exclusively for The Gardener. Whimsical and endearing, each bird in the collection is unique.
This bird is 3 1/2 inches tall, 3 3/4 inches long, with a long beak. The glaze is a rich, creamy off-white, with blue undertones. Green and red speckles give this piece a lot of personality. The beak and eyes are a dark charcoal.
Bath: The Gardener Soap Selection
A selection of 6 of our bestselling soaps. Try some new fragrances for your home! Each soap individually wrapped in a waxed bag.
1 X Alpine Milk: a mildly scented goat milk soap
1 X Sport Soap: ever-popular grapefruit, zesty soap from France, 150 gram
1 X Lemongrass: our bestseller in fragrant lemongrass
1 X Verbena: similar round to the lemongrass but in a lemon verbena
1 X Magnolia: 100% pure vegetal, 100 gram, from France
1 X Gardenia: 100% pure vegetal, 100 gram, from France