Nook: Trend Spy: White + Gold Ceramics


Trend Spy: White + Gold Ceramics

White porcelain has been gold-dipped, gold-tipped, gold-topped, gold-toothed, gold-kissed, gold-striped and gold-dripped quite often these days. The white and gold combo -- which is fresh once again-- has roots that date much further back than Jeff Koon's 1988 Michael Jackson sculpture. Take the Sevres reproduction shown below. It's a farm vessel that was made for Marie Antoinette -- and legend has it that the bowl was fashioned from a cast of her breast.

Not all these pieces have quite as much history. But each one is pretty fascinating anyway.
Above: We Are Typical vases by Fabrica and Sam Baron,a limited edition collection of 12 baroque vases.

Malin Lundmark lamp; Sarah Cihat wolf; Beetle & Flor beaver skull @ Shiny Squirrel, $140; Reiko Kaneko Drip & Lip Tease teacups, £22 (love that gold lipstick smear.)

Kelly Wearstler's Mulholland dinnerware [via Apartment Therapy]; Magic Flute Sarastro teapot @ Moss, $460; Bogdan Kosak lamp [via Decor8], Bol Seine de la Laiterie de Rambouillet @ Moss, $3,700

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