6 Shabby chic dessert plate
Shabby chic set of six small plates, grey border enamelled with colourful birds, by Tuscan China; vintage English 1920s.
Condition: gilding worn
Items in the Art Deco style were often produced using new materials of the period, such as stainless steel, aluminium and Bakelite — an early type of plastic. Bold colours were used to produce attractive design by creating strong contrasts.
- 17.5 cm diameter
How to care
Avoid washing gilded and overglaze painted ceramics in a dishwasher. Tiny sand particles in the water will eventually make the decoration look dull.