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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Found a couple boxes of ironstone

While downstairs sweeping dust and dusting dust I ran across a couple boxes of ironstone platters I had priced for the flea market last year and just couldn't let it go . I feel the same way this year so might as well wash the price tags off of it. I brought it upstairs and set my table pretending I am having company over and we are going to use the old ironstone.
                                                   
                           
                           
The tall pitcher and the tea pot are newer than the old ironstone. I bought them at a Marshall's store .    
                           
                                        
See that price tag hanging on the little covered compote well it is coming off.

                              
                           
I just love these large platters. I did use one once for my dinner plate.

                            
I have an old ladle sticking down in the new Marshall pitcher.


                           
                                                                                                                                                     
                           
Here is some of the markings on the bottom of the ironstone. I also collect pearl handled  silverware. I haven't got any forks. I always find knives so I buy them when they are reasonable priced.
                                                            
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 Ok a few buttons then I need to get ready for a wedding reception I am going to this afternoon. It's a cook out bring a salad kind of party. They are cooking the steaks and all you want to drink just bring a salad.  They got married on the beach in Florida In July.
                           
                                                      
                                      
Jo
call me when you can , thats my friend who is in Washington DC                                                                                                                                                                                               

12 comments:

  1. Love those! I'm glad you decided to keep them, the really beautiful pieces of ironstone are getting almost impossible to find in good condition. xo Lidy

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  2. great dishes, great table! beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!
    jackie
    bliss farm antiques

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  3. Good Morning (well...it´s morning here in Norway anyways)!
    So glad you left a comment at my blog,so I could come and visit you and see all of your treasures!Wow...you have a LOT of them! Love it all...the old forks,the cups,the teapot,- and not at least the "lady" below! She looks pretty good "naked" too if you ask me :)
    I am drewling for a dressing doll like that myself,and have found some wonderfulat Himlarum.se in sweden..a woman handpaints them and they are woooonderful:)
    But then again...the web is o full of wonderful things - there is no limit it seems.New shops,new people,new blogs - brings me new joys every day when I sit down for a moment :)))
    Just like yours:))))
    Tove

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  4. Hi Janice!!
    All of your treasures are so beautiful, I love the cups and teapot:))
    Thanks for stopping by, have a great day.
    Hugs, Biljana

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  5. I can see why you were unable to part with such a beautiful table service. That was so sweet ~ "pretend to have company". It is lovely, and the petite crystal candelabra in the previous post is sweet. Have great day ~ xox Alexandra

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  6. Hallo!
    Now I have to practice, my english is not used in writing since ???? hundred years ago, so I hope you understand what I try to say. :)
    Thanks for wisiting my blog, so nice. And then I found you.
    Wish you a nice day.
    Hugs,
    Gudrun

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  7. I love all your neat "stuff". Smart girl holding on to it!

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  8. Me again,
    I'm a new follower - really like your blog. Just wanted you to know that when you made a comment on my blog I wasn't able to click on your name and go back to you AND there is a "non-reply" message on your email. I'm new and don't know much about it but it was really hard to get back to you. Just thought you might want to know!

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  9. I'm swooning over here ... my house is full of stuff just like yours ...
    uh oh!!!!

    Meakin is my all time fave!!!

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  10. You better keep that ironstone girl! It's beautiful and getting hard to find.
    You have a lovely blog and I enjoy looking. Best, Vicki

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  11. I couldn't let those go either. beautiful.

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  12. You have such beautiful things. I wouldn't sell the ironstone, either. I'm ready to look around your blog for a while - I bet a LONG while!

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