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Duralex (France) Breakfast Set - Medium Cups, Saucers and Plates; in Green (set x6)

¥9,700 JPY
Taxes incluses. Frais d'expédition calculés lors du passage à la caisse.

Duralex was founded in 1945 on the banks of the Loire River just outside of Orleans. In the process of becoming one of the world's most recognisable glassware manufacturers, or possibly because of it, they invented the glass tempering process, but more on that in a bit.

Duralex is most famous for their 'Picardie' glassware, which was named by Business Insider as the drinking glass with the best design. Their other most famous glassware collection is 'Gigogne', which is in the permanent collection of the Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

You can read more about the history of Duralex glass and their production here:
deepplate.bauscherhepp.com/blog/history-of-duralex


THIS LISTING

Model Breakfast Set - Medium Cups, Saucers and Plates
Production 1970s

Dimensions 6.5cm tall, 7.5cm diameter (cup); 16cm diameter (saucer); 19cm diameter (plate)

Condition Great vintage condition, with just a small amount of surface wear on the plates. Note that one has a slightly different handle!

 

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