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Six French 1960's 'Niderviller' Oyster Plates.

$149

market:

Everyday

dimensions:

9.75" W x 1.5" H x 9.75" L

1.3 lbs

style:

Mid Century Modern

materials:

Ceramic

Tiggy
Tiggy & Pip
Tiggy & Pip is a vintage home décor shop by mother and son décor and interior design loving duo, Tiggy and Pip Coudray. With a shared love of all things French and vintage we opened our shop in 2011. Based in France, between Cognac and La Rochelle, we source unusual items from recent French and European history. Everyday French household items from the 1880's to 1980's which, although at one time were plentiful, are now increasingly rare and collectible. We source specialist props for films/photo shoots and interior designers. Many of our 'finds' are currently on display in a number of top New York restaurants and Hollywood apartments.

Description

Price includes shipping - see shipping notes. These are quite the most magnificent, attractive and stylish oyster plates we've ever seen! We adore them! We found them in a Brocante in Angoulême, where a lady told me they had been in her family since the 1960's and used only on special occasions for family fêtes. Each one has been 'hand painted' (it states this clearly in the mark on the base 'peint main') so each one is completely unique and original. Dating from the 1960's they have a white 'foam' surface glaze layer that contrasts beautifully with the warm, 'speckled' beige colored background. They are fascinating to look at and each plate has seven 'wells', the central one being 'lemon' shaped, where you stylishly serve your lemon ready for squeezing onto the oysters. They could also be used for scallops. They are all in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or scratches. A couple of the plates have microscopic 'unglazed' spots at the edges, that are not noticeable at normal viewing distance and do not detract from the beauty or functionality of this gorgeous set. They measure 25cms/ 9¾" diameter and each one weighs 600gms/ 1.3lbs. The pottery factory in Niderviller, one of the oldest in Lorraine Region of France, is the only one in the region to have manufactured porcelain with Sarreguemines earthenware. The manufacture was created at Niderviller (Moselle) in 1735. Complete French Chic Elegance! .................et Voila!......... We've got more of these plates and a platter to match in our shop. We ship worldwide. Your purchase will be carefully packaged and shipped from France using La Poste's First Class 'Colissimo International' service. It will be fully tracked, signed for and insured. We don't charge for packaging and should the worst happen we always refund or replace. Most orders ship the following business day. When we're extra busy, it may take up to 3 days. Once you have been notified of dispatch the delivery time frames are as follows: Europe: 1 - 5 working days. Rest of the World 5 -14 working days. Sign up at the bottom of the homepage on our website: https://www.tiggyandpip.com to receive our newsletter and discount/sales offers. There's always a discount for multiple purchases and we'll always combine shipping costs to give you the best price. We've lots of other Seafood/Fish Plates and Platters if you'd like to take a look. Thank you for visiting, Tiggy x

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