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Object of Desire: Whimsical Painted Plates by a French Ceramicist

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Object of Desire: Whimsical Painted Plates by a French Ceramicist

February 11, 2021

Spotted on Instagram: fanciful ceramics by Elise Lefebvre, made in her workshop in Limoges, France, and only available sporadically as Elise releases them on her website (follow @eliseceramique for alerts).

“Each piece is unique, like a fragment of painting, the memory of a gesture,” she writes on her site; “also you will perceive the nuances and the variations while discovering the piece in your hands.” The earthenware pieces are also microwave- and dishwasher-safe.

Here’s a look at the individually made plates and pieces that are currently available (and charming for Valentine’s Day):

The Flat Talisman Heart Plates are &#8
Above: The Flat Talisman Heart Plates are “small flat plates decorated with love, each hiding a symbol, to enjoy a dessert, a sandwich or to brighten up your wall”; the one at right is available, €48.
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Above: Elise’s Botanical Magic Flat Plate in Thistle Pattern is €48.

Above: A Flight piece in Foliage Shade (no longer available), with a “ceramic tab on the back, to fix the bird with a simple nail or screw to the wall,” and Elise’s stamp.

The charming Peaceful Rabbit Dish is €70.
Above: The charming Peaceful Rabbit Dish is €70.
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Above: And one of Elise’s vessels for holding flowers: the Marrakech Vase in Curry with a black-and-white striped handle; €84.

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