Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Deep Salad Bowl 29 Natural
Hand Painted Complements
Type of Piece: Salad Bowl
Product type: Earthenware
Measurements: 4 5/7" x 11 3/7" x 11 3/7" (H x W x L); Capacity: 118 1/3 oz
Cabbage, in its rough and flat form, could be used as a metaphor for Portugal’s rustic ways, which Bordallo had so many times caricatured. This was a clever way to honor it, placing it on the bourgeois’ tables, where other way it had not been invited.