When I lived in Granada, Spain, in the 1980s, this style of pottery was common. The balconies of "carmens" (the type of home) in the Albaicin would be decorated with these plates all hanging against the white whitewashed walls, boxes and hanging of geraniums and petunias and bougainvillea spilling over. These pieces don't necessarily make their way into the US. Yes, a few exchange students from the 1980s or earlier may bring some over, but they're breakable and thus hard to make it through moves through the decades. If there is someone in your life who was an exchange student to Spain, and especially Granada, this will be a lovely gift, instantly reminiscent of memories in Andalucia. Or if you know someone who loves Spanish culture, especially the gitana or "arabe" culture, again, this will be perfect. Or just for the person who loves vintage ceramics to hang on the wall, as there is wire already on the back.
The plate measures about 10-1/4" in diameter. Weighs 1.14 pounds. A small pre-production blemish where paint and glaze did not cover a rim. Will be reinforced for shipping.
Old World beauty.
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