Duralex (France) Cup and Saucer

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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:
https://deepplate.bauscherhepp.com/blog/history-of-duralex


THIS LISTING:

Pattern: DRX17, in green
Produced from the early 1970s

Cup and Saucer

Approx measurements:
- cup: 6.5cm tall x 8cm diameter
- saucer: 15.5cm diameter

Both pieces are in great vintage condition, with little wear if any at all.


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