Porcelain Knife-Holders: "Printemps," by Tralalart

Porcelain Knife-Holders:  "Printemps," by Tralalart

These are beautiful objects of handpainted porcelain. They are "porte-couteaux," or knife-rests. (Second image shows them in use.) Ok, you do have to order them from France. Or pick them up while you're there. . . I'd make a point of visiting the Tralalart store at 19 rue milton 75009 Paris.