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Gondola Green Antique Reproduction Transferware from the Madison Bay Company

Gondola Green Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

Gondola Green Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

The Gondola pattern has been transfer-printed since the 18th-century. Antique examples by E Wood and Sons, William Smith & Co and other traditional houses were made in browns, reds and other popular shades. The composition of gondolas in the waters of Venice are bordered with bold florals with a grand Italian feel.
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Green Toile Tea Set

Green Toile Tea Set includes four cups, four saucers, a sugarbowl with lid, cream pitcher and teapot with lid.

Green Toile Tea includes four cups, four saucers, a sugarbowl with lid, cream pitcher and teapot with lid.

Similar to the Gondola pattern, the Green Toile tea set is transfer-printed in green on white porcelain with a classic English tea pattern.
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Pagoda Blue and White Antique Reproduction Porcelain from the Madison Bay Company

The tray from the Pagoda Blue and White Tea Set from the Madison Bay Company

The tray from the Pagoda Blue and White Tea Set from the Madison Bay Company

The Madison Bay Company out of Pennsylvania markets reproductions of vintage china, mostly through museum gift shops. They make china that looks just like the antiques, but it is microwave and dishwasher safe. You can buy sets or purchase it by the piece. Continue reading

Madison Bay Company Liberty Blue Antique Reproduction Transferware

Liberty Blue Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

Liberty Blue Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

The Madison Bay Company, out of Pennsylvania, distributes antique reproduction tea sets made using the transferware process popular in the late 1700s.

Liberty Blue isn’t really an antique reproduction. The pattern wasn’t made until more recently. Continue reading

Brown and White Charleston or Carolina Porcelain from the Madison Bay Company

Brown and White Charleston or Carolina Pattern Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

Brown and White Charleston or Carolina Pattern Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set with Tray from the Madison Bay Company

The Madison Bay Company, out of Pennsylvania, distributes antique reproduction tea sets made using the transferware process popular in the late 1700s. Although most transferware was made in cobalt blue, other shades became popular in America in the early 1800s.

The Charleston or Carolina pattern is a classic brown transferware with low country scenes.  Continue reading

Equestrian Pattern Antique Reproduction Transferware from the Madison Bay Company

Equestrian Black on White Teapot, cups and saucers from the Madison Bay Company

Equestrian Black on White Teapot, cups and saucers from the Madison Bay Company

The Equestrian pattern is transfer-printed in black on white porcelain. A beautiful high-contrast design that is oh, so traditional.

Equestrian transferware, with hunting scenes, carriage scenes or other scenes drawn from English or early American life are a traditional in vintage porcelain.
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Red and Blue Rose Botanical Floral Porcelain Mini Tea Sets from the Madison Bay Company

Blue Rose Botanical Floral Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set from the Madison Bay Company

Blue Rose Botanical Floral Antique Reproduction Transferware Porcelain Tea Set from the Madison Bay Company

The Madison Bay Company also makes mini tea sets in a reproduction botanical floral Rose pattern in both cobalt blue and traditional red versions. Perfect for a tea party, these little sets are about half sized. Continue reading