Maison d’ Hermine Canton table and kitchen linens feature blue and white Asian transferware vases and bowls with pink peonies, orchids and butterflies. The secondary motif is Blue Willow and other blue and white teacups and saucers. It is in various shades of cobalt blue with white printing and an ivory background. Continue reading
I see these beautiful oval vases on tables, especially around this time of the year. And every time I go looking for them. They really are beautiful!
Here are three more that I found on Amazon.
Asian Caravan Blue and White Bird and Flower Porcelain Footbath with Base
The first one is from Asian Caravan. It has a traditional chinoiserie garden pattern of birds and branches. The top border is the same lattice pattern I have on my Blue Willow china. Continue reading
I have been looking at wallpaper for the bathroom in our new house.
I am sorta down to two different patterns. Similar, but VERY different. Actually, two patterns plus a lot of additional color choices.
Chinoiserie by Barbara Pixton is exactly what I had in mind. It picks up the blues and adds some green. Continue reading
This is Blue Willow by Colin Thompson. This print has been used on a lot of things. You can get it as a poster or print for your wall. Continue reading
Pure Country Weavers makes Blue Willow Throws. They are large, 72” x 54”. The pattern is exactly the same as the one on my plates, the birds, bridge, pagodas, trees… all the motifs I love. They make them in blue and red. Continue reading
I’ve still not found exactly the Blue Willow bath accessories I am looking for. These are close, though.
They are blue and white porcelain. Not a Chinoiserie pattern, but a beautiful blue and white that would coordinate. Continue reading
Spode occasionally reissues retired patterns. The Blue Room Collection includes blue and white transferware from Spode’s archive. Some patterns are only available in limited pieces. Others patterns have a lot of pieces available. Continue reading
The Georgian collection includes patterns that have been most popular in Spode’s early years. Some of the patterns, like Blue Willow, continue to be popular. They mix beautifully with other Spode Blue and White transferware. You can display them or use them. Or both. They are dishwasher and microwave safe.
The Georgian Blue Room set of plates includes Botanical, Floral, Girl at Well, Rome, Willow and Woodman.
The Zoological Blue Room set of plates includes Rhinoceros, Kangaroo, Camel, Tiger, Zebra and Ostrich. They mix beautifully with other Spode Blue and White transferware. You can display them or use them. Or both. They are dishwasher and microwave safe.
When these patterns were first produced in the 19th Century, exotic animals were curiosities and not well known. These plates feature animals in landscaped gardens being admired by the visiting public.
The Traditions Blue Room set of plates includes Castle, Milkmaid, Greek, Aesop’s Fables, Lucano, and Caramanian. They mix beautifully with other Spode Blue and White transferware. You can display them or use them. Or both. They are dishwasher and microwave safe.