It's been a while since I returned from my visit to Naples, Florida, but I still have pictures to share from my trip. For many years I have driven by the bright and welcoming shop, Taste of Sorrento & Positano on 430 9th Street North, but never stopped in until this year.
Owned by Raisa Soriero, Taste of Sorrento & Positano is packed full of Italian pottery from various regions of Italy. It's a beautiful world of color and inspiration, perfect for the sunny Naples climate.
I'm sure local decorators frequent this shop:
There are large scale pieces and small items. Something for everyone!
Raisa explained to me that each region of Italy has their own distinctive style of pottery. I tend to favor the brightly colored pottery, but I can appreciate the more neutral variety too:
A Limoncino set, for drinking the popular lemon drink:
A delicious pomegranate:
The original shop has expanded to the storefront next door. There are even more beautiful, large scale items in the new space:
I would have taken the time to write down the artist's names but I was on my way to the airport when I stopped in and my time was limited....
This is the top part of a fountain:
And this is the base of a table. It needs a glass top:
Fruit details on an urn:
Just look at these wonderful faces!
Even modern pottery is represented:
I really loved this lion:
Wasn't that a great tour? I hope you will put Taste of Sorrento & Positano on your list of places to visit when you go to Naples/Ft. Meyers/Marco Island/Bonita Springs area.