ARABIA VALENCIA COLBALT BLUE SALAD PLATES
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FOUR gorgeous SALAD plates, hand painted in cobalt blue over white. The work of designer Ulla Procope, created in 1963 for the Arabia Ceramic company in Finland for whom she worked for from 1948 until she died in 1968. This pattern was the most celebrated of her designs and was finally discontinued in entirety in 2002.
These hard tofind plates measure about 7 5/8" across. The artist's initials, UP, appear on the back along with the painter's, NS (same for THREE plates RK for one). The plates are in great condition T are three tiny marks on the rims of the backs on each w t is a "dot" of unglazed surface, probably from the glazing process,One plate has a flea bite on the edge and another has a small crack visible from the back. Pictures show details Shipping/Handling costs include careful wrapping and priority mailing. Insurance is also included in the S&H charge.