oak and ceramic birdbath

Birdbath

£395.00£435.00

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Our stylish ceramic birdbath has a ‘collar’ on the underneath which fits neatly and securely into a hole on the top of the oak base.

We use an oak base because it is strong and durable – and very resistant to moisture, the elements, and fungal or insect attack. The assortment and complexity of patterns on the wood change as time passes and give the oak base an appearance other hardwoods can’t match. (Please note that because of the combined weight of the base and ceramic bird bath we have added a £40 delivery charge which is included in the overall price. We will refund this amount to any purchaser who collects their birdbath from our Herefordshire workshop).

The ceramic birdbath is currently available in a plain (white) glaze – and measures 48cms in diameter and 10cms deep. The oak plinth measures 25cms x 25cms x 55cms (Medium) or 25cms x 25cms x 75cms (Large).

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Temporarily unavailable. For enquiries please ring 07734 678667

Ceramic birdbath on oak plinth

A lot of care goes into making our unique birdbath, from choosing the best local oak from Clisset Woods just outside Ledbury, to preparing the clay before rolling and molding it into a large porcelain shape. We then allow it about a week to dry, after which we biscuit fire it very slowly to 1000 degrees in the kiln.

Why we use oak

We decided the base of the birdbath should be of the finest oak because it is strong, durable, very resistant to moisture and the elements, and to fungal and insect attack. The assortment and complexity of patterns on the wood give it an appearance other hardwoods cannot match, and change as time passes – displaying prominent rings, vertical stripes, wavy figures, intermittent flecks, ray-like projections or any combination of these patterns as can be seen in the images.

After the first firing we let the ceramic birdbath cool down slowly and then apply the glaze before firing it to 1270 degrees.  It will come out of the kiln a strong and frost resistant product.

The neck beneath the ceramic bowl can then be slipped into the hole at the top of the oak base and bonded with adhesive for extra safety. We recommend that the oak base is placed safely and securely on a concrete foundation.

The ceramic birdbath is currently available in a celadon (pale green) glaze, and measures 48cms in diameter and 10cms deep. The oak plinth measures 25cms x 25cms x 55cms (Medium) or 25cms x 25cms x 75cms (Large).

Additional Information

Dimensions 48 x 10 cm
Our Delivery charge within Mainland UK is £5.95 on orders of up to £75. Delivery is free within Mainland UK for orders of over £75. (Bird Baths - please note that because of the combined weight of the base and ceramic bird bath we have added a £40 delivery charge which is included in the overall price. We will refund this amount to any purchaser who collects their bird bath from our Herefordshire workshop. Murals - prices on application). Please e-mail us at info@belatrova.co.uk before placing an order if you would like your purchases to be delivered beyond Mainland UK and overseas so that we can let you know what the delivery cost will be.