Ostindia Egg Cup by Rorstrand

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Ostindia Egg Cup by Rorstrand

$ 35.00

Ostindia, voted ‚ÄúService of the Century‚ÄĚ 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 R√∂rstrand factory.

Many years later in 1932 factory manager Knut Almstr√∂m‚Äôs wife spotted it and uttered the famous words, ‚ÄúKnut, I think it might be worth making something out of this‚Ķ‚ÄĚ. And so a shard of Chinese porcelain became the model for an iconic R√∂rstrand design.

Dishwasher, Microwave, and Oven Safe.

Mix and match with the Ostindia Floris pattern.

The Ostindia Collection can be accessed here. 

The Rorstrand Brand can be accessed here.

 

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