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z Full set 8 coasters SOLD

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A full set of 8 small plates or coasters, off white porcelain gilded with classical designs, produced by Italian firm Fornasetti.

They are entitled  " Mitologia " and are studies of ancient Greece. The scenes are ornate and rich in Greek classsical lore from illustrations by Pierro Fornasetti,1950s.

" From tiles to coasters, teacups, appetizer bowls, trays and teapots, there was no ceramic object Fornasetti didn't recast in a new light."  He called them conversation pieces, each bowl is unique, an excellent reason for a conversational discussion.

These were made in Italy for the very chic store Bonwit Teller, Sixth Avenue, New York.

Vintage Gold Fornasetti factory mark on the base, made in Italy, Exclusive for Bonwit Teller.   

Each plate measures circa 10 mm high x 100 mm diameter. 

Condition: Excellent, no damages to the ceramic, checked with UV light, no crazing to the glaze, very little wear for their age.

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