When did plastic become beautiful?

So how did 99% of Western society buy into the silly idea that grey plastic is even vaguely as beautiful as silver or brass or wood? Quality speaks for itself. I’ve been collecting some nice pieces of antique beauty over the years. Not worth a whole lot, but they sure please the eye. Here’s a part of the collection on a lovely old hallstand just inside our front door. Not sure what visitors make of it!

Anyone for tea?

Anyone for tea?

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