My first Churchill Blue Willow China from the grocery store
In the late ‘70s, A&P Grocery Store let you buy a plate, cup and saucer in the Blue Willow Pattern for 99 cents any time you bought $10 worth of groceries. They were made by Churchill. I bought eight. The other pieces cost more. I bought some, but mostly mixed in the white dishes I already had. Continue reading →
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 →
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 →