Rorstrand Ostindia Egg cup Set/2 1012335

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Rorstrand Ostindia Egg cup Set/2 1012335

dishwasher safe; microwave safe; oven safe 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.

2.2" x 2.4" x 3.5" (4cl)



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