A pioneer of aesthetics, Bernardaud introduced this gorgeous Calypso Fruit Bowl in their 2009 collection. The exterior has a high gloss white finish and a contrasting gold enamel interior.
The base is also finished with a contrasting gold band. This large bowl would go perfectly in today's contemporary high style kitchen islands or on your cocktail table displayed alone with a collection of your favorite glass ornaments. Bernardaud porcelain may appear delicate, but it is in fact the hardest wearing of all ceramic dinnerware since it is fired at such a high temperature. This item was displayed as a sample piece in a tabletop gift shop.There are some minor surface scratches at the bgase of the interior. They may be difficult to see in the interior photo image.
The original Bernardaud packaging is. Hand-washing is recommended to retain original luster for years to come. Do not use in microwave due to the gold accents. The secret ingredient to fine porcelain is kaolin, and its discovery by the French in 1768 marked the birth of Limoges porcelain.Leonard Bernardaud worked first as a workshop apprentice and then as a partner of one of the first Limoges porcelain factories. In 1900, he bought the company and continued to expand through his innovative ideas and foresight to collaborate with artists. Today, Michel Bernardaud represents the fifth generation of family leadership in the company. With an unwavering preservation of artisan techniques and a forward-thinking approach to design, the company remains one of the few original porcelain manufacturers from Limoges. The item "Bernardaud Limoges Porcelain Calypso Large Fruit Bowl 6¾H x 10¼Dia France" is in sale since Sunday, January 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Bernardaud".usa" and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.