Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Dinner Plate 26,5 - Set of 4
Hand Painted Complements
Type of Piece: Plate
Product type: Earthenware
Measurements: 10 3/7" Diameter
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.