Ostindia Bread & Butter Plate by Rorstrand

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$ 30.00

Ostindia, voted “Service of the Century” in Sweden, owes its existence to hidden treasure. After a ship returning from China sank off Gothenburg in 1746 a fragment of china from the cargo somehow ended up in a cupboard at the Rörstrand factory.

Many years later in 1932 factory manager Knut Almström’s wife spotted it and uttered the famous words, “Knut, I think it might be worth making something out of this…”. And so a shard of Chinese porcelain became the model for an iconic Rörstrand design.

Dishwasher, Microwave, and Oven Safe.

7.2" x .9"

Mix and match with the Ostindia Floris pattern.

The Ostindia Collection can be accessed here

The Rorstrand Brand can be accessed here.