Here we have two Portuguese green majolica plates--one a charger size and the other more of a salad size--that came to me via an estate collection of cabbage leaf pieces, many of which I have sold. About Portuguese majolica: "Portugal has been a hub for ceramic production for centuries. Indeed, much of the finer dinnerware product currently available in the United States (as well as the more durable stuff) originates in Portugal. The lack of awareness of the quality of Portuguese wares is because the majority of imported product is being made for other brand names- not to mention the continued Anglo/Francocentric status of the American market." Portuguese majolica is of a style called "Palissy," named after Frenchman Bernard Palissy who introduced in the 1500s the glaze used in much or Portugal's ceramics. But the cabbage theme, common in Portugal, was introduced by cartoonist and ceramicist (I know, a unique combination of careers) Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro, whose whimsical cartoons influenced the themes of nature in his ceramics factory. That factory still produces plates, and even this same style, and although the two plates offered here carry the stamp for Bordallo Pinheiro, we know these are vintage from the crazing in the surface. One of the stamps has rubbed off of one plate.
The larger plate measures about 12-3/8" across, and the smaller plate is 7-1/2" across. Weighs 2.9 pounds. Both plates have crazing from age. Otherwise in quite good vintage condition with no chips nor cracks.
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