Printed tin plates inspired by famous porcelain and faience services from the 18th and 19th centuries. These plates are decorative, therefore you have to cover them with a transparent glass plate if you want to use them with flatware. You can use the tin plates directly for finger food.
Tin boxes and tin plates "Birds" Collection, inspired by the 19th century's wonderful world of fine earthenware from Creil and Montereau, Choisy-le-Roi and Vieillard in Bordeaux embellishing and enchanting our universe with these birds with extravagant plumage thanks to the Natural History of the Birds by Buffon (1707-1788).
These original boxes and tin plates decorated with fishes and sea world are inspired of the very best French manufactories in XIXth century such as Creil & Montereau, Choisy-le-Roi or Vieillard in Bordeaux.
These scenes are inspired from "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas : A Tour of the Underwater world", by Jules Verne, published in 1869-70 to Pierre-Jules Hertzel.
Collection "Le Monde Renversé" (The Reverse World) after a service realized by Jules Vieillard for Vieillard & Cie in Bordeaux (1845-1895). Animals are inspired by Grandville's illustrations iin his book "Scènes de la Vie privée et publique des animaux". This caricatural collection also reminds humanized animals of Jean de La Fontaine or later Beatrix Potter's characters.
The main patterns of this collections are inspired by Granville's illustration published in 1848 in Les Fleurs animées (Animated Flowers). Rim patterns are inspired by a service made by Darte Ainé for Napoleon III and kept in Verona Museum.
This tin plates collection is inspired by a 19th-century porcelain service made by Pilivuyt called Le Village secret des souris (The Secret Village of Mice) are inspired by a legend illustrated by Hokusaï in his 10th book edited in 1819. The service won a Gold Medal at the Great Exhibition of 1867.
Tin plates collection inspired by the famous Rousseau Service that can be seen in many museums such as the Victoria & Albert Museum, the French Musée d'Orsay or thePetit Palais. This service is decorated with a blue comb work on the rim and animals after japonist style Felix Bracquemond's engravings. This service was very successfull since its first presentation in the 1867 Paris's Great Exhibition and became the symbol of the taste fort japonism in the second half of the 19th century. The fabrication process was very original : almost 260 etchings were ordered by Rousseau to Bracquemond. Then the drawing printing in black, following a ternary rythm, was random. The colouring was made freely by craftsmen, thereby each piece was unique.
Boxes of glass-coasters in printed tin. The printed tin technique was commonly used and practiced by famous artistes such as Alfons Mucha. Our boxes of glass-coasters reminds the beloved period of decorated cookies tins and candy boxes.
Printed tin plates from the main world's museums such as the Metropolitan Victoria Albert Museum, the Queens Gallery, The Wallace collection, the Ashmolean Musuem or the Metropolitain Museum of Art.