Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Tea Cup And Saucer - Set of 4
Type of Piece: Tea Cup And Saucer
Product type: Earthenware
Hand Painted Complements
Capacity: 6 3/4 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.