Melon Cake Stand
$88.00|Made in Portugal
Melon cake stand is carefully molded from the finest ceramic, this beautiful piece brings a humorous and tasteful twist to your table, definitely, the contrasting colors and familiar form are nods to the great bounty that nature offers us.
The Bordallo Pinheiro brand has been kept alive for over a century by the love and dedication of the talented craftspeople of Caldas, who practice and produce in the way in which their ancestors did. Despite the brand’s uncertainty after the 2008 financial crisis, they were able to survive, recover and thrive thanks to the dedication and assistance of Grupo Visabeira, which now owns and looks after it.
12.83 x 12.83 x 4.72 inches
Orange and Green
The distinguished maker Bordallo Pinheiro crafted this gorgeous Melon Cake Stand.
Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro was a giant of 19th century Portuguese culture, and to this day his work is celebrated. He gained fame with his comedic caricatures, which satirized the politics of the day, before turning his attention to ceramics. He designed and created vibrant, innovative pieces with a unique balance of gorgeous realism and whimsical fantasy. Not only an innovator in style, Bordallo Pinheiro established a groundbreaking factory for his ceramic production – which still operates today.
Bordallo Pinheiro established the Fábrica de Faianças, his factory in Caldas, in 1884. He was always keen to explore his creative potential and try his hand at new things. His work included panels, pots, centerpieces, vase busts, fountain basins, and gigantic animals, among many other things. This dazzling variety of high quality products earned him a global reputation and awards at exhibitions in Antwerp, Madrid, Paris, and St. Louis.
Today, over 130 years after the first opening, the factory continues to produce Bordallo Pinheiro pieces to his exacting standards. Consequently, the brand has continued to innovate in the spirit of the great man, who was always ahead of the curve. The factory has incorporated modern technologies into traditional practices to stay at the forefront of style, technique, and taste.
The Melon Cake Stand is both microwave and dishwasher safe. Use in conventional ovens is not recommended. Despite its heat-resistant abilities, this item is not resistant to sudden thermal shock. As a result, you should avoid subjecting it to quick temperature changes (such as putting hot parts in cold areas).
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Delivery time ranges from 2-7 business days.
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This item is eligible for return within 30 days of receipt if unused and in its original condition.
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