These are very recent in age. Manufactured sometime after 2011 by the company Q Squared which operates out of New York, NY. Q Squared has a design team in Italy and their own manufacturing facilities in China. Their showroom is at 41 Madison on the 19th floor. According to their CEO, it (the company) has masterfully reinvented melamine, creating plates and bowls to take on a look that is hip and fashionable yet practical and even luxurious. “Finally, irresistible melamine is here!” she remarked.
These are indeed very well made, heavy and substantial feeling. Nice quality and extremely useful set of 6 melamine bowls in a rainbow of colours. They look beautiful displayed anywhere.
This melamine is not suitable for the mircrowave.
These are currently at my booth in the Almonte Antique Market (These are not old enough to be considered even a collectible at this point but they were too colourful and useful to pass up).
Priced at $25 for the set
Please Note: Not surprisingly, this set is now SOLD!!