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1950s Mid-Century, French Vallauris Cheese Platter

$99

market:

Everyday

dimensions:

11.5" W x 1" H x 11.5" L

2.6 lbs

style:

French Country

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 mid-century cheese serving platter has a twisted metal handle (which can be unscrewed for ease of storage or transportation.) It is in perfect condition with no visible chips, cracks or scratches It measures 29cms/11½" diameter and weighs 1.2kgs/2.6 lbs. The small scenic town of Vallauris is in the Alpes-Maritimes department of the Provence-Alpes -Côte d'Azur region of South-Eastern France. It became world famous when Picasso lived there in the 1940's and 1950's and Majolica from Vallauris is celebrated for its beautiful glazes and extraordinary shapes. This plate has been hand-painted in an expressive mid-century, highly textured, design that typically characterizes the region’s pottery. The brown base glaze of this plate has been overlaid with a gorgeous white 'foam' and mingled with ‘cherry red’ surrounding glaze on alternate segments. It has a subtle, fluted edge and the glaze is raised to form six large 'cheese' sections or twelve smaller 'cake slice' size segments. It is clearly marked ‘Vallauris’ on the glazed underside. There cannot be a more stylish way to serve your cheese course at dinner parties than on a beautiful piece of vintage Vallauris pottery! ..............I love it!................. 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 more gorgeous mid century ceramics if you'd like to take a look. Thank you for visiting, Tiggy X

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