Catherine Hunter's Les Poules

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Catherine Hunter

Les` Poules

Catherine Hunter is a Belgian artist. She created her first hens entirely by hand in 1999. She presented them at selected exhibitions and the success was immediate.

Within a short time, Catherine could not cope with the orders, which was when she decided to have the hens made in the faiencerie of Longchamp in Burgundy (France). This is where she had sourced and found the potters who were able to produce her hens in the way she originally designed them.

 

 

Shipping - Please Note: At this time we DO NOT ship outside the Continental United States, we DO Not ship to APO addresses.

 If you desire and can arrange with someone in the US lower 48 states that can can trans-ship to you we will be happy to do so.

   

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We have been told by the USA distributor that the factory that is making these for Cathrine Hunter is Closing the production line for this product.  It may be a year or two before production resumes.  This did happen once before and it was three years before production resumed.  We are told that slow sales in Europe & the US are the cause.  We've sorry that all our pieces except the small trio set on the bottom of the page are sold.  2/12

 

 

 

 

 

 
Audrey

Whether they are pecking on your lawn, running on the terrace, resting under a tree, sitting on a table or on the hearth of your

fireplace or even climbing on the stairs, Catherine Hunter's hens will give your house and your garden a touch of humor and style.

Catherine Hunter's hens are unique: they are individually hand finished. Their crests, their eyes and their wattles are attached by hand.

 Each hen receives the artist's mark. There are no more than 100 hens made from the same mold.

To Order Merchandise on Our Website Please Phone Us Toll Free 866-884-3299 or 610-695-8151

Real People will answer 10 to 5 Eastern Time Tue to Sat or order by fax or

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Catherine Hunter's Deluxe Les Poules - Each are named and all have a distinct color, hat and pose - each of the seven Hens and one Rooster are approximately 14" to 16" long, 8" to 11" wide and height varies from 10" to 18" - The colors are a high gloss mirror finish with contrasting hats and features.   Each is $ 225

Special Orders Only Take Five or Six Days

Deluxe Les Poules

"Audrey"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Deluxe Les Poules

"Brigitte"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Deluxe Les Poules

"Catherine"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Deluxe Les Poules

"Demi"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Deluxe Les Poules

"Elizabeth"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Deluxe Les Poules

"Fay"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Deluxe Les Poules

"Gerard"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Deluxe Les Poules

"Halle"

Sorry - SOLD OUT

To Order Merchandise on Our Website Please Phone Us Toll Free 866-884-3299 or 610-695-8151

Real People will answer 10 to 5 Eastern Time Tue to Sat or order by fax or

After Hours Please leave a message, your name and a phone number and time when we can call you back

Please Note: All Hand Made Items Are Unique, pottery may vary in color, pattern, shape, size or other physical characteristics.  Bubbles, Grazing and glaze variations are traits of hand craftsmanship, no two pieces made  by hand can be exactly the same, these are signs of uniqueness and NOT defects. 

More Les Poules

Catherine Hunter's regular collection is made of seven hens - Amélie, Bertha, Charlotte, Désirée, Emma, Francine and Hélene, two roosters: Georges and Jules as well as a trio of cute little chickens. Each of them have their own personality and are now available in one of the following eight colors: White, Red, Brown, Grey, Black, Dalmatian (white with black spots), Nevada (blonde with brown spots) and now "Honey". 

Special Orders Only Take a Week

Les Poules

"Amelie"

Amélie is the hardworking one.

Head forward and fearing nothing,

 she takes life as it comes!

Shown above in White

Have One on the way

$ 210

Sorry - Sold Out

Les Poules

"Bertha"

Bertha, the anxious one. She has heard something. Unable to turn a blind eye, she lifts her head in search of the origin of this worrying news

Shown above in Black

$ 210

Sorry - Sold Out

Les Poules

"Charlotte"

Charlotte is most curious. What has been moved in the farmyard? She seems to ask with her little head slanting

Shown above in Red

$ 210

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Les Poules

"Desiree"

Désirée is the greedy one. She pecks rapidly at the grass in search of something delicious to put in her beak

Shown above in Yellow

$ 210

Sorry - Sold Out

Special Orders Only Take a week

Les Poules

"Emma"

Emma is in love. She tilts her head and is lost in sentimental thoughts of her George

Shown above in Dalmation

$ 210

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Les Poules

"Francine"

Francine is the maternal one. Nothing will stop her tending to her eggs, which she protects with all her "roundness"

Shown above in Grey

$ 210

Sorry - Sold Out

Les Poules

"Georges"

Georges is proud. As the head of the farmyard, he holds his head high, most satisfied with his male domination

Shown above in Nevada Brown

$ 210

Sorry He's Gone

None Available

Les Poules

"Helene"

Hélene is cautious. She knows that a worm will surface from the ground. She holds her eye to the ground awaiting the opportunity to seize her prey

Shown above in White

$ 210

Sorry - Sold Out

Les Poules

"Jules"

Jules is the tender one. He is younger than George, and this allows him to dominate the farmyard. Jules is happy with the knowledge that he is the preferred one of most of the females. Better built than George, he does not show off his muscles. He passes caring glances to his female companions

Shown above in Grey

Have One in Dalmatian Grey

$ 210

Sorry - SOLD OUT

Les Poules

"Trio Minis"

Trio Minis: these three little chicken cannot separate and discover together hen house's joys and troubles

$ 169 for set of 3 

 

Sold Out - Not Available

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Amelie shown here in the "Honey" color

 

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Box of 6 Minis includes Gift Box Each box has a Mama & Papa (6"L) and 4 kids (4.5"L). All may be hung for display

(Display NOT Included)

"Les Poules-Boules"

Available in Yellow (as Shown)

$ 96.50

Have Two Sets

The finish and colors of these samples, as shown on our website, show approximate colors.   Because of the variation of coloring in digital photographing, and the varying qualities of computer monitors, you should be aware that there may be some color variance from these screen samples to the actual finish sample.  We have tried to eliminate as many variables as possible to try to produce colors and shades as close to the original as possible.

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