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ARABIA Valencia extra large 36cm plate

ARABIA Valencia extra large 36cm plate

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It is an extra large plate of hand-painted tableware Valencia, which is synonymous with ARABIA. The Valencia series includes plates in 17cm, 19.5cm, 26cm, 33cm and 36cm sizes. This is the maximum size 36cm plate. It is quite large and weighs 1.8 kg. It is useful as a serving plate for a large number of people, but it has a presence like an alcove decoration.

The series name Valencia is the name of a port town in the southeastern part of Spain, and the deep cobalt blue color expresses the dull color of the Mediterranean sea and the strong sunlight. Designer Ulla Procoppe designed Valencia in 1961, and it has become a timeless masterpiece with the most antique fans among ARABIA products. Procoppe is also responsible for the design of the long-running product Ruska and the rare Flora. She died of illness in 1968 at the young age of 47, but she was recuperated in the Canary Islands in Spain, and it is transmitted that Procope loved the Spanish seaside throughout her life. After her death, Valencia went into long-run production like the other series, and was manufactured in Finland for over 40 years until 2002. It has not been reprinted since then and is now only available as a vintage.

In addition, since the hand sign on the back is handwritten, it was produced in the 1960s and 1970s. Valencia temporarily ceased production after the 1980s and has been revived, but after the revival, it is stamped with "ARABIA" with a printed stamp, and the one with the handwritten signature is the oldest among the vintage. It will be. UP is the initials of Ura Procoppe, and next to it is the initials of the painter who painted it by hand.

■ Detailed specifications

Manufacturer: ARABIA Designer: Ulla Procope Age: 1961-1970s (estimated)
Country of Origin: Finland Condition: ★★★★☆ (4.5: Extremely Good Condition)
The ARABIA seal remains, and there is no history of use as tableware. It is a dead stock product. There is a small scratch on the center part due to storage, and the back plate and edge have light paint splatters. It is in top condition among Valencia plates available in vintage.

■ size

Diameter 36cm Height 5cm

Ulla Procope

Ulla Procope

Ulla Procope (1921-1968)

Born in Helsinki. In 1948 , he graduated from the Faculty of Art and Design at Aalto University in Helsinki and joined Arabia Company. After that, he was in charge of design in the production department for 20 years, creating the Ruska series in 1960 and the Valencia series in 1961 . Ruska became the longest-running and most sold flagship product of Arabia's products, and the form of Ruska was called the S model , which became the prototype model for subsequent ARABIA tableware. Valencia is the last hand-painted ARABIA product. After suffering from cancer and retiring from active duty, Procope moved to Spain's Canary Islands, where he died at the age of 47 .

Click here for a list of Ulla Procope's works.

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