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Mid-Century Modern 1960's 'Vercor' Fruit Bowl.

$99

market:

Everyday

dimensions:

10.25" W x 2" H x 11.75" L

2.4 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. This is a very rare 1960's, vintage mid century platter/ fruit bowl. It is clearly marked ‘Vercor’ on the glazed underside. Vercors is a massif of mountains and plateaus east of the Rhône Valley, between the valleys of the rivers Drôme and Isère, in the Rhône Alpes region of South-Eastern France. It is famous for its hand painted ceramics, in much the same way as it's neighbour 'Vallauris', and celebrated for its beautiful majolica glazes and extraordinary shapes. This bowl has been hand-painted in a bold mid-century modern, highly textured design that typically characterizes the region’s pottery. The brown base glaze of this bowl has been overlaid with a gorgeous mixture of fiery orange/red, for the flower petals and buds, and a deep forest green, for the leaves. It's irregular shape makes it fascinating to view from all angles and it is incredible tactile. Perfect as a seafood platter for a table centerpiece and equally beautiful as a fruit bowl. Perfect for serving canapés with aperitifs. Anyone who collects majolica glazed mid century pottery would love this wonderful piece. It measures 30cms/11¾" x 26cms/10¼" and is 5.5cms/2" deep. It weighs 1.1kgs/ 2.4lbs. It is in perfect condition with no chips or cracks. A beautiful piece of Vintage Vercor Pottery! ..............We 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 French 'finds' if you'd like to take a look. https://www.tiggyandpip.com Thank you for visiting, Tiggy X

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