Herend is known for its long history of producing the finest hand-painted porcelain worldwide. Herend’s trademark fishnet pattern design, which is most popular in the U.S., originated in 1858 when an artist intrigued with a Chinese plate’s fish scale design painted it onto a rooster figurine’s breast to imitate feathers. Each Herend figurine is handmade in Hungary.
We’ll never know what wisdom the owl is sharing with his forest friends but clearly animals have come from far and wide to hear him speak. A bear, rabbit, fox and squirrel have gathered round to hear the owl’s sage advice which provides ample opportunity to admire their colorful fishnet coats.