Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Fragments



During the course of works at the Retirement Home
I have unearthed many shards
of blue and white china.


Cathy has a few pieces missing from her collection
of willow pattern china.
Can I complete the jigsaw?

7 comments:

  1. Pretty :)

    I'm sure I should have something more profound to say, but all I can think of is whether I can recreate that blue on cloth with indigo.

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  2. Aren't blue and white china fragments lovely?

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  3. There were so many different china patterns being made one hundred years ago that it's surprising how many shards unearthed are Willow Pattern . A tribute to its enduring popularity .

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  4. I collect transfer ware, but old blue willow is beyond my budget. Perhaps I can afford a few shards, though :)

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  5. Paul Scott makes contemporary blue transferware with interesting subject matter that also references the traditional wares. www.cumbrianblues.com

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  6. Ha! Not yet Lucille not yet....

    However, thirteen years here and still getting that thrill of spotting pieces lying on top of the soil from time to time. Particularly love seeing a white piece and turning it over to see if it has any blue on the other side.

    SUCH treasure.

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