Perfectly portraying a scene from a long ago past, the Cotton Wagon Serving Piece is a fascinating piece of artwork. From the Clementine Hunter-inspired home collection, this large oval serving piece is a great collectors’ item or simply a standalone keepsake.
Clementine Hunter is a regional folk artist that was born and raised outside of Natchitoches Parish. She began painting at 52, where she drew her inspiration directly from her experiences living and working on plantations. Her paintings are not only beautifully, they are culturally and historically significant because they perfectly depicts scenes from Louisiana’s agrarian heritage.
Thought completely self taught, Hunter’s work is praised for its skilled technique. Her unique style, developed by creating over 4,000 pieces in her lifetime, is bold, bright, and expressive. Her pieces are both whimsical and authentic. They bring life to any room they are displayed. This serving piece perfectly displays Hunter’s painting “Cotton Wagon.” It is handmade by artisans that use time-tested glazing techniques to fully honor the vivid colors and detailed brush strokes that define Hunter’s work. The piece shows a man driving the cotton from the fields to the gin in a horse-drawn wagon. It offers a personal window into Louisiana’s agrarian past for anyone who views the work.
Both functional as a serving piece for special occasions and beautiful enough to hang as wall art, the Cotton Wagon Serving Piece is a unique addition to any home. The scene is visually beautiful and perfectly displayed on the ceramic dish. The Cotton Wagon Serving Piece makes a great conversation piece.
The Cotton Wagon Serving Piece is also a clever gift idea for anyone who loves folk art. The serving piece is an ideal host or hostess gift. The Cotton Wagon Serving Piece is extremely high quality and its beauty will last a lifetime.