Island Porcelain

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History of Island Porcelain

A beautiful collection of fine hand painted porcelain pieces depicting wildlife on and around the isle of Arran.

In the early nineteen seventies Alastair Dunn began producing porcelain miniatures on Arran and the next owner, Vivienne Coulthard, Island Porcelain continues to produce a growing range of ornamental ceramic figures.

The business was sold in 2017 and the identity of the new owner will be revealed soon!

Each figure is individually handmade by Vivienne in Arran. Carefully hand painted then fired to 1200 degrees , no two pieces are ever the same all very individual, so once you own a piece you own a unique piece of Island Porcelain. Most of the figures have a matt, unglazed finish which is characteristic of all the products.

British birds make up the majority of the designs, however there is also a small range of animals, such as seals, dolphins and the latest addition, the red squirrel and the Corrie sheep which can be seen on the Quay side at the Harbour at Corrie and Sannox.

The pieces are unique and affordable gifts for friends and loved ones of any age . And we have many collectors from all around the world , pieces being posted out as far away as New Zealand and Australia. We are very happy to receive E-mail enquiries and enquiries regarding placing an order from anywhere in the world. We will try to help get your piece to you as quickly as possible.