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1960s, French, Mid-Century Cheese Serving Platter

$98

market:

Everyday

dimensions:

11.75" W x 1" H x 11.75" L

2.6 lbs

style:

Mid Century Modern

materials:

Metal, 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. This vintage hand painted ceramic cheese platter carries the POËT LAVAL mark on the underside and dates from the late 1960's/early 1970's. Poët Laval (Pronounced Pwet!) is a village in south eastern France, not far from Montelimar. It has long been involved in the production of pottery. The design has perhaps been inspired by a Cezanne still life as it has the intense colors, dark outlines and bold objects associated with works of that time. It is absolutely stunning 'close up'. It has a majolica glaze, over a base of matt 'pewter' slate effect, so that the motif is outlined for higher impact. The candle stick and leaves are 'foam' glazed, raised against the smooth, glossy finish of the grapes and cherries. The detail in the 'speckled' apple is simply beautiful. A very tactile and striking table centerpiece. A real 'talking point' for your 'after dinner' conversation. Rare and collectible. It has a Twisted Wrought Iron Handle, which can be unscrewed for ease of storage or for wall display. Measures 30cms/11¾" diameter and weighs 1.2kgs/2.6lbs. It is in excellent condition, there is just one, tiny, tiny 'nick' on the underside edge, it cannot been seen from the top, and in no way detracts from this amazing platter. The perfect gift for cheese lovers. Why not give this platter as a gift to your host/hostess along with some French cheeses and a bottle of Bordeaux wine..........Perfection!................ 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. Thank you for visiting, Tiggy X

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