John Derian Lilies Decoupage Coaster

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Description

Decorative gifts for the home, inspired by The Met collection.

The spray of lilies on this decoupage coaster by John Derian comes from a porcelain plate in The Met's European Sculpture and Decorative Arts collection. The Museum's plate belongs to a group produced around 1755 by the Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory. They're often referred to as "Hans Sloane" wares after the British Enlightenment-era botanist and royal physician. The exuberance and detail defining the original decorations reflect a growing public fascination with the natural world as global commerce brought exotic species from Asia, the Caribbean, and the Americas to England.

This artful item was crafted exclusively for The Met by New York City–based designer John Derian, who's celebrated for his unique decoupage decorations on hand-blown glass plates, trays, bowls, and more. 

We're pleased to present this item in celebration of Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion. The Costume Institute's spring 2024 exhibition reactivates the sensory capacities of masterworks in The Met collection through first-hand research, conservation analysis, and diverse technologies—from cutting-edge tools, artificial intelligence, and computer-generated imagery to traditional formats of x-rays, video animation, light projection, and soundscapes. Approximately 250 garments and accessories spanning four centuries will be on view, visually united by iconography related to nature, which will serve as a metaphor for the fragility and ephemerality of fashion and a vehicle to examine the cyclical themes of rebirth and renewal. The exhibition will breathe new life into these storied Museum objects through creative and immersive activations designed to convey the smells, sounds, textures, and motions of garments that can no longer directly interact with the body.

Click here to learn more about this collaboration.

Decorative gifts for the home, inspired by The Met collection.

The spray of lilies on this decoupage coaster by John Derian comes from a porcelain plate in The Met's European Sculpture and Decorative Arts collection. The Museum's plate belongs to a group produced around 1755 by the Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory. They're often referred to as "Hans Sloane" wares after the British Enlightenment-era botanist and royal physician. The exuberance and detail defining the original decorations reflect a growing public fascination with the natural world as global commerce brought exotic species from Asia, the Caribbean, and the Americas to England.

This artful item was crafted exclusively for The Met by New York City–based designer John Derian, who's celebrated for his unique decoupage...See More

Details
  • Single coaster
  • Collage paper under hand-blown glass
  • 6'' diam.
  • Wipe clean
  • Handmade in John Derian's New York City studio
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