The tropical charger plate, or underplate, brings a tropical touch to summer dinner parties. Traditionally this plate is used underneath regular dinner plates, and remains throughout a meal with new plates placed on top. You can also use the charger plate as a large serving platter for sandwiches, cakes or canapes.
The tropical charger plate is from the highly collectible Portuguese ceramics studio, Bordallo Pinheiro. It is hand-painted in a rich green glaze, with the outlines of tropical leaves picked out in a darker glaze. Exotic flowers such as Bird of Paradise and Torch Ginger are painted in vibrant red and orange hues.
The Portuguese ceramics studio, Bordallo Pinheiro, was set up in 1884. Brothers Raphael and Feliciano Bordallo Pinheiro started the venture, and many of the pieces today are still made to Raphael’s designs. In only twenty-one years, Bordallo Pinheiro’s bold, artistic ceramics gained international recognition. Raphael took inspiration from the flora and fauna around his home town of Caldas, as well as drawing on ideas from the Renaissance and from the Art Nouveau & Naturalism movements.
|Standard - Hermes ?||£3.50 or free when you spend £35|
|Age-Verified - Parcelforce ?||£3.50 or free when you spend £35|
|Express - DHL ?||£6.95 or free when you spend £75|
|By 12 - Parcelforce ?||£9.95|
|Saturday - Parcelforce ?||£9.95|
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