Two Dinnerware Sets 6 Plates 2 Cups, Fornasetti Fine Bone China, Van Roon Living For SaleYou are offerding fortwoidentical dinnerware sets made of Fine Bone China, designed byPiero Fornasetti, made by famous award-winning Dutch company Van Roon Living. There are two 10" red&white plates, two 8" "Fornasetti face with red lips" plates, two 6" red&white saucers and two "Fornasetti lips" cups. Perfect 8-piece modern dinnerware set for a couple. Mint, non-used condition (was used for demonstration proposesonly), no chips, no cracks. no paint-loss. One set has an original packaging.
Smaller plate and cup feature iconic Fornasetti design: enigmatic face of a woman, the opera singer Lina Cavalieri, which he found as he leafed through a 19th century French magazine and became fascinated. Taking her as much as a muse and as a motif, he returned to Lina Cavalieri’s face again and again throughout his career. The archetypal classic female features, and enigmatic expression of Lina Cavalieri became Fornasetti’s most iconic design.
The sets are most likely product samples developed by Van Roon Living for one of their hotel clients. They are not part of their standard catalogue, therefore, most likely you would own very unique, produced only in very limited quantity beautiful dinnerware. ! Low starting price!
Quotes from Wikipedia:Developed by English potter Josiah Spode, bone china is known for its high levels of whiteness and translucency, and very high mechanical strength and chip resistance.Bone china dinnerware and fine china dinnerware are of greater quality that other types of dishes. In most households, fine china isn't used as everyday dinnerware because it is of greater quality and value that other types of dishes...
Piero Fornasetti was a Milanese painter, sculptor, interior decorator, engraver of books and a creator of more than 11,000 products. In terms of variety of decoration, Fornasetti’s production of objects and furniture is one of the largest of the 20th century.He created more than 11,000 items, many featuring the face of a woman, operatic soprano Lina Cavalieri, as a motif. Fornasetti found her face in a 19th century magazine. “What inspired me to create more than 500 variations on the face of a woman?” asks Italian designer, Piero Fornasetti of himself. “I don’t know,” he admits, “I began to make them and I never stopped.” The “Tema e Variazioni” (theme and variation) plate series based on Cavalieri's face numbered more than 350.
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Please view all the pictures carefully as they form an integral part of the description.This is from a smoke-free and pet-free Environment.Dimensions :plates diameters are 10" (25 cm), 8" (20 cm) and 6" (15 cm), shipping weight for two sets is 3 kg (quite heavy, so the shipping is expensive).
I'm shipping worldwide:Shipping to Switzerland: Economy $10 (2 working days), Priority $13 (1 working day);
Shipping to UK: Economy $57 (6- 10 working days), Priority $66 (3- 5 working days);Shipping to Europe (Zone 1): Economy $49 (5- 9 working days), Priority $55 (2 - 3 working days);Shipping to USA, Canada: Economy $63 (11- 15 working days), Priority $79 (4- 8 working days);Shipping to Asia $70 (11- 15 working days), Priority $98 (5- 10 working days);Shipping to other countries, please ask or you can check on Swiss Post web site.
Item will be shipped from Geneva, Switzerland as an economy registered parcel,if you need "priority" please let me know before the payment, I will change invoice accordingly.
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