Monday, March 05, 2007

de Gournay Porcelain



de Gournay is best known for its magnificent handpainted wallpapers, but what you may not know is that they also create exquisite porcelain dinner services and figurines. With a factory in China that employs skilled craftsmen, de Gournay is able to manufacture porcelain much in the same way that it was produced hundreds of years ago for the East India Company. Although these reproductions are not true Chinese Export, they would certainly be a worthy addition to one's collection.








(All photos courtesy of de Gournay)

6 comments:

  1. casapinka11:36 AM

    Love the butterfly and the wee little bottles. The whole Chinoiserie thing is really hot right now, isn't it?

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  2. Love the images you selected to share here.

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  3. Love the butterfly plates.. I can imagine them at a nice tea.

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  4. I'm having trouble deciding which ones I like best!

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  5. Oh me too POC, I can't choose - they are all stunning! Thanks for sharing these incredibly beautiful things!

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  6. Lucia Lamprey7:02 PM

    Hi. If anyone knows how much the de Gournay dinnerware costs, I would appreciate it. I imagine it might be $500 to $600 a plate, if not more, but I'd really like to know.

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