Objects Of Design #45: Bone China Side Plates



Beautiful plates will bring a smile to the table and even if you can’t afford a whole dinner’s worth of fabulous crockery then having some for pudding or cheese, or as the side plates for bread, will dress everything up. I chose the butterflies in honour of Damien Hirst’s Retrospective at The Tate but I was also very tempted by these, which I think he would also love:

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The butterfly plates are £22 each, the skeleton costs £120 for the set of six.

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Kate Watson-Smyth

The author Kate Watson-Smyth

I’m a journalist who writes about interiors mainly for The Financial Times but I have also written regularly for The Independent and The Daily Mail. My house has been in Living Etc, HeartHome and featured in The Wall Street Journal & Corriere della Sera. I also run an interior styling consultancy Mad About Your House. Welcome to my Mad House.