Orvieto Simple Dinner Plate

Italian ceramic dinner plates with a touch of the folk motif. The crowing rooster represents well-wishing for prosperity and well-being and can come in red, green or blue colours.

Orvieto is an ancient town in the Cumbria region, where this type of decoration originated during the Renaissance and where it is maintained until this day. It is famous for its celebrated Cathedral that took more than 100 years to build.

By owning such plates you own part of Italian history and support artisans who pass on their knowledge from one generation to the next.

Dishwasher safe.
Size: diameter – 11 inches (25.4 cm).
All our products are lead and cadmium free.

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Authenticity

Thanks to our direct relationships with Italian artisans we guarantee authenticity of all product. In fact, every item you buy will come with authenticity certificate.

Delivery Information

This product range is only delivered in the USA currently.

Orders are promptly shipped from our Glenview, IL USA warehouse

Care Recommendations

Earthenware products form a web of tiny lines in glazing. It is natural and often a sought after effect of such products.

It is advisable not to expose your products to sudden and drastic temperature changes to avoid cracking.

Orvieto creations are not recommended for use in the microwave.


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More About Orvieto Town

Maiolica (tin glazed earthenware) has been produced in Orvieto since the 13th century. And its artisans were recognised as the master craftsmen (known as Vascellari) across Italy and beyond.

Walking around town today, aim for Pozzo della Cava, as here you can still find the furnace from the 15th century, and the ceramics factory that was used until the 16th century.

The Cathedral – Duomo di Orvieto, is hard to miss too. It stands above all the buildings in the city and is likely take your breath away when you get closer. Decorative tiles on it were made locally and are reflective of the “Orvieto style”, unique to this region.

To learn more read my post on “Medieval Town Of Orvieto“.

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