Sardine -  Economy

Sardine - Economy

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Hand-painted ceramic sardines from Portugal. Each sardine is decorated by a different artist. Symbolically, the gift of a sardine represents abundance and prosperity.

About this style: “A Galinha Choca da Economia” (The broody hen of Economics) was the cover of the magazine “A Paródia” in 1900, where Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro expressed his discontent towards the political life of the country and decided to caricature the different aspects of Portugal’s social and economic reality at that time …. Or is it nowadays?