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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Ironstone Teapot


Like a new baby in the family, just one new addition can make a big difference. Even if it's something small.



My something new and small is an English ironstone teapot. Suddenly the complementary pieces I've had put away come to mind, and I have to go on a short hunt for them.



My small white Royal Albert creamer and sugar get a new companion to hang out with after my recent mini road trip south.



Though they are bone china, they'll do the trick.



I look for ironstone wherever I go. Especially unlikely spots. Because I know if I do chance upon a piece it will probably be a good price.



Enter one white, wheat pattern, Royal Staffordshire teapot requiring no dickering with the dealer! Such a small price to pay for happiness. . . .

















Hope you're having a fine china day too!
Ciao! for now!

Jacqueline


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21 comments:

Susie said...

What a beautiful addition! Where did you find it?
http://puddlejumpercreations.blogspot.com/2011/04/vintage-baby-goodies.html

Marydon said...

Gorgeous ironstone, Jacqueline!! Fabulous photography to share ... beautifully adorn one another.

Have a beautiful weekend ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

FUN GIVEAWAY ENDS 4/10

Olive Cooper said...

The pitcher is splendid Jacqueline. You would have enjoyed the recent estate sale we went to. ♥O

Rustic and White said...

Love your beautiful new teapot. I think I am a little green with envy:o)
Cheers,
Carrie

Antiques And Teacups said...

Great teapot/coffeepot...I love ironstone and that's a great company. Lovely!
Ruth

Cozy Little House said...

Oh, I adore it all! And the pretty napkins as well.
Brenda

lvroftiques said...

What a beauty! Yeppers one good piece of ironstone will sure make my day! *winks* Vanna

Bella said...

Hi Jacqueline,
Great new find, you have luck with you lately!
Congrats on the Pink Postcard feature, that photo was GORGEOUS! Thanks for my button add too:-)
Hugs,
Bella

La Vie Quotidienne said...

Georgous new teapot...it has lovely lines. I simply love white teapots...this one is quite a find.(-:

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I absolutely love your ironstone vignette! Spring truly has sprung.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Bloggymom said...

I love white dishes.... ironstone, china, milk glass... It can be mixed and matched and add pizzaz to colored dishes as well.

Wanda said...

Oooo... that's a pretty one! This post brought to mind two memories. One, how I'd go out every weekend and bring home something new from the yard sales and it would prompt a whole house clean up just to find the perfect spot for the new piece. The other memory from about 20 years ago, was finding an antique ironstone pitcher in a very odd place. Under the kitchen sink, unnoticed by the rest of the crowd. Still it cost me a whopping $12.

Kelly said...

The gold handle is just gorgeous!


Kelly

Sharon Lovejoy said...

Love that wheat pattern and LOVE the teapot. Perfect. Have you also seen the acorn and leaf pattern?

I have the wheat pattern on a large platter. Maybe you should donate your teapot to my collection...or maybe I should...Never mind. I love it.

Sharon Lovejoy Writes from Sunflower House and a Little Green Island

Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

Love all the soothing white china.
Have a great weekend, Jacqueline!

Susan said...

Your ironstone teapot is beautiful!!

Linda said...

Beautiful teapot, Jacqueline! Looks so pretty with the lovely linen piece! You always have the best linens! I love the fabulous book, too!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

What beautiful pieces! I love the white with the gold rim- so elegant and sweet! Of course your vignette is just so pretty too- love the sunlight softly coming in~ Thanks for sharing at FNF! :)

Liz said...

Pretty pictures of pretty pieces! :)

~Liz

Patricia Torres said...

priceless... for sure! its so so pretty!! Hope you are having a fabulous weekend!

Sherry said...

Jacqueline,
That teapot is wonderful! It is in such good shape. I can't find a piece like that here without cracks and chips. Your is just lovely! It works beautifully with the Royal Albert. Perfect! Thanks for linking it up!
Sherry

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