Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Buying Some China

Gentle friends, I thought I'd show you a Christmas present I bought for myself........

..... I found this set of cream soup bowls and liners on the bay of evil - they were a super price and I just couldn't pass them up.  At Replacements they are really expensive per set, so when I ran across them I had to have them.  The pattern is called "Lace" and was made by Castleton China.  This expands my mom's wedding china and although I inherited quite lot of it - for some reason there were never cream soup bowls to the set - and I knew I could use them..........

......  "Lace" was first introduced in 1954 so it was quite a new pattern in 1955 when my parents were married - they have a real 50's feel to them - IMHO - the combination cream china, grey base and pink and white Queen Anne's lace flowers with platinum banding look great on the table.
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That's about it for today sports fans, thanks for stopping by.

Take care,
edagr

18 comments:

  1. Awesome! The dishes are beautiful and have much more meaning since they match your parents china. Great Find

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  2. Those are beautiful! I love the pop of pink. Congrats on adding to china set.

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  3. What a beautiful pattern, Edgar. Quite a find!

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  4. Beautiful pattern, love the lace, even thought it looks like snow flakes. Great find" on the bay".

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  5. Beautiful find! I love the pattern.

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  6. I have to say that even for today the china pattern is beautiful! I think its timeless and so elegant!
    Great find! love Annette

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  7. These look gorgeous!Good for you!AriadnefromGreece!

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  8. There are no coincidences, dear
    Edgar.... They were meant for you.
    Beautiful set. Enjoy

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  9. What a find! I know you'll set a beautiful table with your mom's pretty dishes. I, too, hit the Bay Of Evil and bought the china pattern my mom had as I was not able to inherit her pattern. It reminds me of her every time I use it.

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  10. The pieces have such a pretty shape!Ann

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  11. Beautiful Edgar! What a great find and even more special since it matches your mom's set!

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  12. What a beautiful pattern. I'm so glad you were able to add to your collection!

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  13. Those are just gorgeous. Great find and even better that they expand a set you already have.

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  14. Those are just lovely! A great addition to your mom's set!

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  15. Those are beautiful! What a great find. Enjoy them.

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  16. BEAUTIFUL!!
    I also use the BAY of Evil to add to my great-grandmother's set I inherited!

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