Bordallo Pinheiro Portuguese Cabbage Plates - White or Beige
With their beautifully glazed finish and detailed textured surface this truly eye-catching range is sure to be the talking point around your table. The original cabbage kitchenware range was designed by renowned Portuguese artist, Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro. The cabbage is a symbol of rural life appearing in every kitchen garden across Portugal and is found in the form of Caldo Verde (cabbage soup) - a national dish in Portugal. Bordallo Pinheiro was a famous cartoonist, humourist, illustrator and social and political commentator of his day. In 1885 he founded a ceramic factory where he created many of the pottery designs. The factory is still in business and the cabbage leaf dishes are still being cast in traditional moulds and glazed by the hands of craftsmen .
Instead of the traditional green, we are delighted to have found these unique variations of the traditional line in beautiful contemporary colours - white and soft beige. Designed in close collaboration with Bordallo’s workshop and hand-made in Portugal in the same way by traditional craftsmen.
The tableware is safe in both the microwave and the dishwasher and therefore suitable for regular use (not just for best!). Everything will look fantastic served on these imaginative dishes!
Handmade in Portugal.
Available in the White or Beige
Small Side/Dessert Plate 20.5cm
Dinner Plate 26.5cm
Large Dinner Plate/Charger/Serving Plate 31.5cm
Also see matching Cabbage Bowls.
NB - the white is more of a slightly off-white (definitely not an optical white).