Ornamental plate in Limoges porcelain, a material famous all over the world for its quality and finesse. Hand-painted with a turnip with its typical fleshy wrinkly shape and big dark green leaves.
Decoration: turnip with leaves
Pure gold thread on the edge
Chrome green “Limoges Porcelain France” mark on the back
Larusmiani logo on the back
Handmade in Italy
Diameter: 26 cm
In Roman Times, Pliny the Elder stated that turnip was one of the most important vegetables, third for consumption only after wine and corn. It was said that, Romolo, the founder of Rome, loved them so much that he ate them everywhere. Humble than precious, since they can be stored for long times, turnips have always been a great storage in hard times.