Saturday, May 21, 2011

Romantic Limoges, Etc.

This small gathering of cheery china and glass begins with a tiny porcelain egg-shaped Limoges box.

The inch and a half egg is nestled inside a pretty little lidless sugar bowl, also Limoges.

The lovely detail makes it a keeper perhaps to be used to present flowers or as a vanity catchall. Stray pieces of Limoges can often be found for just pennies.

But since delicate china requiring hand washing is a slow mover on the market these days, even sets of Limoges like this delightful one can be found for bargain prices.

A matching platter with no flaws is a bit of a rarity.

Bits and pieces of red transferware find their way into my cupboard as well.

The intricate scenes invite one into a fanciful utopian world.

Even more fun when one when one has visited the site depicted!

Do you have a few little seasonal celebrations to attend? Or maybe one to host? It seems like every week is just packed with them for awhile. In any case, I hope your week is grand!
Ciao! for now!


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Antiques And Teacups said...

Lovely post...some of my favorite thinks! Thanks so much!

Anonymous said...

Happy Pink Saturday
What beautiful treasures.

Linda said...

Just love all this pink goodness...your posts always make me see something new I need to collect LOL!

Lily Dily said...

Love all the glass and china you have! I like to collect it as well. Beautiful post, thanks, Linda

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

I love the delicate flowers that always adorn the limoge pieces...that is why I have so much, can't pass them up!

Aunt Snow said...

I love all that stuff. We have a set of Limoges left by a great-aunt - I bring it out only for holidays. You are reminding me how lovely it is.

Happy Pink Saturday!

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

I love this blog and your post is so pretty. Lots of wonderful things to dream on here. So glad I am a new follower!!

Tami said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Jacqueline. Oh how beautiful the Limoge pieces are...and how can anyone resist china that says "Romantic" on the back!!
Enjoy!! xo Tami

Genie said...

What a beautiful collections of glassware and china. They are all beautiful. I used to collect Limoge years ago, but gave it all to my daughter when she married. It is beautiful china. Your post is lovely. HPS.

bj said...

These are all just DREAMY, J.
So so pretty.
Have a beautiful Sunday.
oxoxo bj

Pamela Gordon said...

Beautiful dishes. I love the pinks and whites and you always photograph them so beautifully. Blessings, Pamela

Atelier de Charo said...

Wow so pretty!

Happy Pink Saturday!


Petite Michelle Louise said...

i just adore soft and pretty. the pink carnival glass is gorgeous as well. you create such dreamy tablescapes! sigh...

Annesphamily said...

HPS! This is a lovely post. That pink carnival glass is perfect. Love all these pinks! Enjoy the weekend. Anne

Emily said...

I'm a little late visiting from Pink Saturday. Your collection of china and glass is stunning. You really have an eye for photographing your pieces, some of which are my favorites too, the pink and white transferware and all things from Anthropologie! Great Pink Saturday post.......

The French Hutch

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Beautiful post. I love the china. . and your photos captures the beauty so well. Thanks for sharing. Karie

Cindy said...

So many pretties!!! Love, love china and carnival glass and what a collection you have! Thanks so much for visiting and for your sweet comments! I'm your newest follower.

Shelia said...

Hi Jacqueline. Oh, what beautiful pieces! Lovely post as always.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)


Such a cheery post! Beautiful china and glass, brightened up my day!! Have a fab week! xx

CIELO said...

So pretty... thanks for participating in our Show Off Your Cottage Monday and bringing me here!


Charlene said...

I love all the china! And those pretty little pink plates on top of the cake stand. Anthropology you said? ADORE the red transferware. I have cupboards full of dishes & buy more all the time! I think it's a disease!

This is my first Show Off Your Cottage Monday & I hope to join in again soon! Charlene

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