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S030 - The Tyn School

Product Code: S030
Availability: 10 pcs
Dimensions: 8.50cm x 5.00cm x 7.50cm

Price: 790 Kč

Miniature porcelain school:
In front of you are pictures of a detailed replica of a real school. It is a hand-crafted and faithfully processed porcelain model of school in Prague, which one of the most interesting. Our porcelain schools are part of brand line that includes over 80 miniature houses found in Prague. From them you can build the Old Town Square, the Golden Lane or even a part of the Lesser Town. 

How it comes about:
The basic model is made in scale according to the actual model. Then it’s converted in an elaborate way into a form, from which we obtain individual parts by casting porcelain mass. After assembling, retouching, drying and firing, careful and detailed revising begins again. This process is followed by hand painting with several layers of glaze and another firing at 1200 ° C. Last task is the final decor and firing in the kiln. It is a unique and sophisticated technique of creating models with the theme of historic schools. You can see the result in front of you…

The goal:
Our aim is to capture the beauty of architecture in the imprint of ceramic clay and to transfer a piece of poetry of old Prague to your homes. Old Prague lovers in our country, as well as travelers from all over the world, have sets of entire streets and individual pieces of our models at home. It is a nice and valuable reminder of visiting Prague and Bohemia.

This product is made based on The Tyn School, which can be found at this address:
Old Town Square 604/14, Old Town, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic

History of The Tyn School:
The first record of this building is from 1359. Two middle-class houses used to stand here. They were purchased by the Masters of the construction of the Church of Týn in 1407. It is however clear that they are older than that. The two houses were merged, wings were added and this new building was used as a parish school at the Church of the Mother of God before Týn. One of the teachers here was also the builder Matěj Rejsek. The school was abolished in the first half of the 19th c. and prior to 1850 it was turned into an apartment building.

Quality and packaging:
Our models are miniatures of real buildings. We place great importance on the quality and detail of the processing of our products. All the miniature schools are hand-painted and hand-crafted from porcelain, so the individual pieces may differ slightly in size and color shade. Each item is original and unique. We pack them in handmade and fully recyclable cardboard boxes. Our more significant sets are packed in gift boxes with see through front.

Our usual customers come from Europe, but we also send our schools to the USA and Canada. We have been sending our little schools to Asia and they are most liked in Japan and South Korea. We are happy we can please customers from Czech Republic and in the other parts of world alike.