Address300 Main Street, Greenport, NY 11944
Established in 1973, owners Mary Ann Zovro and Jaap Hilbrand, started importing tableware and home items from Holland, Portugal, Greece and England, slowly adding a wide range of Italian ceramics and jewelry from Venice, Florence and American designers. Over the years, they have created a unique combination of sea and Mediterranean cultural spirit in Greenport, Long Island.
Elegant & Appetizing Sea Motifs
The Caprese collection of coral sea-life ceramic designs from Northern Italy echo the Long Island lifestyle. Large serving dishes with life-like, brightly hand painted seafood, such as lobsters and whole fish, with matching silver serving spoons are an elegant presentation to any dinner table. Coral and starfish motifs and large fresh mussels and clams, hand painted on a pure white ceramic serving dishes are right at home in the Long Island port village of Greenport, N.Y.
Enamel seashell tableware and accessories by American designer, Julia Knight are featured at the Doofpot. Brilliant colors and a distinct seashell motif define tableware that can be used daily or in the most elegant of settings. Selected items are sold separately or in sets and include a wide range of prices and colors.
There is no end to captivating and heart touching country themes at the Doofpot. Simple farm motifs from Puglia are almost childlike in their art depictions of small town farm life. Decorative roosters from the Tuscany region make a tall and colorful display. There is a wide array of plates, serving dishes, olive oil bottles, salt & pepper shakers and tableware with vibrant, colorful, life-like depictions of vegetables from the region. Ceramic serving trays with decorative pomegranates and leaves and other vegetables that look almost good enough to eat, line the shelves along the wall. A delicate apple and pear salt & pepper shakers sitting on a broad, extended leaf is a beautiful addition to any table. Hand painted plates and tableware with olive motifs remind you of the simplicity of Italian cooking. There are so many varieties — really too many to describe.