Monday, August 22, 2011

Vintage China

Vintage china and glassware is something I love to collect and it is definately an obsession.
Colclough, Royal Doulton, Aynsley, Coalport, Sadler, Royal Vale - love them all and more.

My first cup and saucer was a Christmas gift from my Nana many years ago. Yep! You guessed it, it is pleasantly adorned with roses and it now sits with pride in a safe corner. 

Don't know why, but I love taking images of vintage china with gorgeous flowers. To me, they seem to compliment each other. You see a lot of it here on this little blog.

Aynsley flowers in a basket.

Vintage plates in the kitchen.

Royal Doulton Roses

Loads of blue and white lovliness, stunning Spode and beautiful Burleigh Ware.

Coalport at it's best.

There is a mixture of vintage china and new that is utilised in our home. 
I choose vintage everytime!

Have a wonderful week!
Where is the time going? - it is nearly Spring!


Hobby and Therapy said...

Hi..Nita here from Malaysia. You & me have the same hobby-collecting vintage porcelain especially from china.. i luv to see you collections...

Blondie's Journal said...

Your china collection is lovely! How sweet that you still have your first cup and saucer. I stray toward floral myself, the prettier and daintier, the better.

So, spring is almost upon you! How was your winter? Our days are getting shorter and there is that autumnal haze in the's my favorite season after summer!

Happy Sunday!


Kate Lewis-Driver said...

you have some beautiful pieces! and i agree, i love how all the different florals compliment each other so perfectly :) Kate x

Deb said...

Wonderful post Pam. I love vintage china too. There's nothing like it on the market today.

**Anne** said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful treasures with us Pam. You can't beat beautiful roses and gorgeous vintage china.
Have a lovely week,
Anne xx

Linda Lilly Cottage said...

Ohhh pretty! and you know what I think it is about time you had a tea party so we can marvel at those vintage treasures in person...just gorgeous!!
Beautiful collection but I am sure we also need to go on some outings to find some more?
Kiss Noises Linda

helen tilston said...

You have a stunning collection.

I share your love for china too and a meal tastes so much better served on china- guests always appreciate feeling welcomed when served on good china

Romi and Bob said...

Oh what a fabulous collection! with wonderful sense of history too. x

Naturally Carol said...

I love them too..but my favourites among those you've shown are the pink and green glassware..I just love the way the light shines through them!

jeanetteann said...

Me too, can't resist any of it. Another lot came home yesterday and one of the pieces, a beautiful roses patterned cup and bread and butter plate missing it's saucer. But heh, I don't care, one will turn up sooner or later. It's an Old Foley. Enjoy your finds xx

Tiff said...

Oh Pam all that lovelyness has me in a swoon! What a stunning collection! (THOSE ROSES!!!!)
I have had a china experience of my own this weekend ... and it involves a drill!!! Can't wait to show you! (and I didn't break a single one!)
Happy week gorgeous lady... how much longer before you start working???
Love to catch you soon! X

theoldboathouse said...

I'm with Linda...tea party time. Maybe we can squeeze one in before the new job...and maybe this time I will actually make it. Love the photos !!

Barn House Antiques said...

amazing pictures! I love the teacups!

Catherine said...

Such prettiness Pam..isn't old china just so friendly & enchanting. Do you wear the brooches? I see that you collect vintage glassware too. Love the pink & green together like that. I use mine on a daily basis..lovely isn't it! Much love Catherine

Rose H (UK) said...

Your florals are lovely! I like to use vintage crockery too - love things with a bit of history behind them :o)

Favourite Vintage Finds said...

Love the way you have captured this gorgeous collection Pam! xo

Liz said...

Your vintage china looks lovely with the coloured glassware.
Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

Alicia ~ time worn style said...

such beautiful collections! love the photos too.