This is an absolutely charming boat shaped dish made in Brittany, France, by the BCI (Bretagne Céramique Industrie) from the 1980's.
Glazed white on the inside and navy blue on the outside, this beautifully detailed boat dish is in the exact shape of a fishing boat, flat at the back and rising gently at the front, with ridges reminiscent of boat timbers.
It measures 24cms/ 9½" long x 18cms/ 7" wide x 6cms/ 2¼" deep. It weighs 800gms/ 1.8 lbs.
In perfect condition, with no chips, scratches or cracks. It is clearly marked 'BCI, Fabriqué en Bretagne' on the base, and numbered, as these were limited edition ceramics.
Originally made to be used as oven to table cookware, I've styled it as a bathroom soap dish/small towel holder, as it would make a great accessory in a guest bathroom/washroom setting. Perfect for storing towels, candles and soaps. It would make an unusual gift for anyone who loves "sea themed" interior décor. Perfect for beach huts and coastal homes by the sea.
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