Waterdrop Birdhouse

Jean-Marc Fondimare

Stunning porcelain birdhouse in the shape of a drop of water. The tender curves and soft whiteness of porcelain dress up a tree or patio overhang. Display solo, or in a group for a sprinkling of glistening raindrops all year round. Read more


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Built to withstand any kind of weather: rain, sun, ice, snow or wind. The awning over the opening prevents water from going inside, and the small drain hole at the bottom lets water escape.

Jean-Marc prepares liquid porcelain, called slip, that he pours into the plaster mold he has created himself. The plaster draws the water from the liquid, leaving a hard, thin layer of porcelain. He then removes the excess porcelain and sets the mold aside to dry. The porcelain is then taken out of the mold and fired at 2336°F / 1280°C. The ceramic object is then enameled before the second firing.

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Why we love this: Even birds deserve their designer home!

Created in: Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, France

Materials & techniques: Slip-cast porcelain

Dimensions: H x Ø / 13.8” x 4” / 35 cm x 10 cm

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Reference code: JMFOBIRD

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Jean-Marc Fondimare

Ceramicist, Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, France

The small village of Saint Amand-en-Puisaye in Burgundy has been famous for its pottery since the 14th century. To Jean-Marc Fondimare, it was the obvious choice for setting up a potter’s workshop. In 2009, he and his partner Eric Hibelot founded L’Atelier des Garçons at the edge of the village,...

  • Handcrafted in France. In a celebration of craftsmanship and manufactoring traditions, we tour each French region to bring you our curated selection of exceptional homeware, gifts and collectibles.

  • Ateliers d’Art de France unites over 6,000 French artisans, selected using three criteria: 1. All pieces handcrafted in an atelier in France. 2. Technical mastery of a specific savoir-faire. 3. Creativity and quality of the pieces.

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