Tag Archive | Asian

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Decor

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Small Platter, Salt and Pepper Set and Fu Dog Jar

I was helping someone identify what they thought was Blue Willow china and found this beautiful collection, Blue Canton by Mottahedeh. Besides the dishes, serving pieces and bake ware in this pattern, they also make these pieces that are pretty much just for display.

HC191 Small Platter (9 1/2″ x 12″)
S1629 Salt and Pepper Set (2 1/2″ h.)
HC86 Fu Dog Jar (6 1/2″ h.)

Mottahedeh Small Blue Canton Fu Dog Jar

The small Fu Dog jar is a unique Mottahedeh piece. Blue Canton design elements decorate the item and a small Fu Dog serves as the finial. Licensed product of Historic Charleston.

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Mottahedeh Blue Canton Oven to Table Bakeware

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Square Baking Dish, Quiche Dish and Ramekin

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Square Baking Dish, Quiche Dish and Ramekin

Mottahedeh Blue Canton Oven Safe and Bakeware

Of everything Mottahedeh makes, my favorite are the beautiful and durable oven-to-tableware. They are absolutely beautiful. They look delicate, but are meant to be used.

The baking dishes are dishwasher and oven safe. The quiche pan has a lobed or fluted edge. The little ramekins are sold singly. They are affordable and durable and would make a lovely gift.

They are expensive, but not as expensive as things I have from Pampered Chef. Continue reading

Bamboo Shelves, Lattice Shelves and other Asian Influenced Etageres

Inspired by David Francis Chinoiserie Etageres

Inspired by David Francis Chinoiserie Etageres

 

Whether you want a fun nod to Asian style, a formal Chinese Chippendale look, or somewhere to display your Blue Willow china. there are a lot of options in shelves, etageres and bookcases that work.

These shelves may not look obviously Asian, but the lattice reflects forms that are found in Asian and Oriental décor. Continue reading

Blue Willow Night Lights

Johnson Brothers Willow Pagoda Night Light

Johnson Brothers Willow Pagoda Night Light

Johnson Brothers makes a little night light in “Old Willow,” their iconic blue and white china pattern. It is white with the cobalt blue transfer. The pagoda is made of the same ceramics as the dishes. There is a candelabra base socket inside the pagoda. It has an on/off switch.

Johnson Brothers Pagoda Night Light

1.5″ x 2″ x 5.35″

Elegant and detailed, each piece from the Willow Blue collection features a beautiful oriental landscape motif on fine earthenware; with each richly detailed illustration suggesting its own unique and involving story. This Pagoda Night Light is decorated with the pattern’s signature blue and white design; bringing a touch of Far Eastern mystery to every home.

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Summer on the Porch with Marye-Kelley Blue Willow

Marye-Kelley Blue Willow Lucite Tray, First Design Global Blue and White Melamine Dinnerware and Marye-Kelley Blue Willow Lucite Ice Bucket

Marye-Kelley Blue Willow Lucite Tray, First Design Global Blue and White Melamine Dinnerware and Marye-Kelley Blue Willow Lucite Ice Bucket

I came on Marye-Kelley Blue Willow while I was looking for something else and put it in my shopping cart to think about later.

Now that it is summer, even though we aren’t entertaining, we are living more on the porch. Continue reading