Founded in 1735 by the Florentine Marquis Carlo Ginori, the early pieces he made were primarily destined for the court of the Medici family. Richard Ginori was established in 1896, when the company merged with Milanese ceramics manufacturer Augusto Richard.
First created around 1790. Insignia of rigor and refined simplicity, the “Impero” shape, with its cylinder outlines, brings back similar models of the late 1700s characterized by the neoclassical style of elegance. Impero is essential and defines style and exclusive sobriety. Its minimal line, equilibrium and measure expression, allows decorations of absolute and original elegance. Superb and precious platinum profiles, decorations in gold pate-sur-pate style on the tailor made tableware set for important creations for the most famous fashion houses around the world. Impero is sophisticated essential aesthetics. The collection, which expresses Richard Ginori’s savoir-faire and craftsmanship, is available in a complete assortment of tableware, tea and coffee settings.
Richard Ginori porcelain needs two firings to gain the right translucence and resistance at 1000°C and 1400°C.
Richard Ginori’s Impero White is available from European Porcelain, the suppliers of fine porcelain figurines, dinnerware and giftware.