Rousseau’s The Jungle glass Christmas ornament


27 in stock

Glass Christmas ornament of  the great Naive impressionistpainter Henri Rousseau – the Jungle with its fantastically rendered tiger,  and exotic flowers and foliage.

27 in stock


4 1/2″ diameter

Glass Christmas ornament of  the great naive post impressionist painter Henri Rousseau – the Jungle. Rousseau who started his career as a customs an duty collector, painted what’s described as primitive painting of bright colors and fantastic greenery. He regularly exhibited in the Impressionist exhibits  but was slow to attain world recognition as other painters. Nonetheless, his painting had major influence on quite a few impressionist and then modern painters like Picasso who hosted the famous Le Banquet Rousseau – the Rousseau banquet in 1908  attended by the artist who became the who is who of the 20th century, and whose work was influenced by his work . Rousseau paintings  render fantastic and exotic animals  flowers and scenes, erasing the boundary between reality and fiction. In this painting the is the child like painted jaguar in the imagined jungle full of exotic flowers and foliage.  it is sure to delight any lover of his art.

The daPolonia glass Christmas ornaments are designed and made in Mia’s studio in Krakow Poland. Steeped in centuries old traditions of glass ornaments making, drawing on the love of art and history, the ornament continues an old tradition of uncompromising quality and artistry.
The ornaments are fully made by Mia, and 100% hand made in the old fashion way. Starting with hand blown shapes and balls, hand silvering, coating with the base coat, and hand painting and glittering. The glitter we use is environmentally safe and is the same glitter used in cosmetics. All the molds are proprietary created by our own mold maker. In the introduction to the ornament section you can see a video of how one of our ornament is made from scratch.


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