Ekco Nova tableware

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Side view of a set of tableware showing the cups, saucers and plates. Top view of a set of tableware showing the cups, saucers and plates. Top view of a set of tableware showing a cup, saucer, and plate. Side view of a set of tableware showing a cup, saucer, and plate. Top view of a plate showing the shallow rim. Underside view of a plate showing the base. Close view of a plate showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a cup and saucer showing the white interior. Underside view of a cup showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a saucer showing the raised central section. Underside view of a saucer showing the integral foot. Close view of a saucer showing the moulded inscription.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 001487
Country
Date
1966 (circa)

Description

This blue and white 'Ekco Nova' tableware, comprising 5 each of stacking cups, saucers and plates, dates from the 1960s. It was designed by David Harman Powell for Ekco Plastics, and is made of two stage injection moulded styrene acrylonitrile (SAN). Although originally designed as tableware to be used inside the house many people used it as picnic ware. The dimensions below refer to the cup, the saucer has a diameter of 145mm whilst the side pate is 165mm.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "DESIGNED BY D HARMAN POWELL EKCO NOVA REG DESIGN NO 927656" (base of saucer)
Dimensions
Height
60mm
Diameter
82mm
Colour Note
turquoise