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Vintage 'Flora' porcelain tray, 1970s


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Vintage 'Flora' porcelain tray, 1970s

Originally produced in the late 1970s, this porcelain tray is decorated with the Flora motif by Vittorio Accornero. 'Richard Ginori Brand Manifattura de Docci Florence Italy for Gucci' is embossed in green, black and gold at the bottom. This porcelain tray was selected by the Creative Director and Vault archivists for its particularity, character and exceptional vintage condition, and it was reconditioned by the in-house atelier. It has been given the number 193 | 22 and will arrive in tailor-made packaging. This rare and beautiful piece should be handled with exceptional care.

The Story

The Flora motif, a delicate and whimsical composition of flowers, fruits, and insects, was created for Gucci in 1966 by artist and set designer Vittorio Accornero.

This porcelain tray was created in collaboration with Richard Ginori. Richard Ginori Ceramic Company began in the late 1890s when the original 1735 porcelain Manifattura expanded with new technology. The historic tradition of the Florentine Maison continues, and is used for Gucci Décor products to this day as an expression of excellence in Italy combing craftsmanship, creativity and attention to detail.

As soon as you hold a piece of the Vault, you begin to write a new chapter of its story—instituting a relationship, rather than ownership, that will forever connect one owner to the next. As the years accumulate, every mark or crease is collected onto the surface, continuously altering the item’s appearance and making it completely unique. Imperfections should be expected and treasured as the journey continues for this piece.

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Product Details

Product code: 722043 ZALBC 9230

White porcelain with 'Flora' motif
Originally Released: late 1970s
L33.2 x H23.4 x D2cm/13""L x 19.2""H x .8""D
This is a pre-owned product that was specifically selected for Vault.